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The term pharmacokinetics is derived from the ancient Greek words “pharmakon” and “kinetikos”, meaning “drug” and “putting in motion” respectively. It is one of the main branches of pharmacology, and refers to the way that the body reacts on and affects a pharmaceutical substance in the body.
Discovery of a number of potent and selective small molecule inhibitors of the hepatitis C (HCV) NS3/4 protease

Discovery of a number of potent and selective small molecule inhibitors of the hepatitis C (HCV) NS3/4 protease

FDA fast tracks Genaera's drug for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration

FDA fast tracks Genaera's drug for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration

Phase I clinical trial of new drug for severe asthma

Phase I clinical trial of new drug for severe asthma

Study of the effects of liposuction on different parts of the body finds the procedure to be safe under proper conditions

Study of the effects of liposuction on different parts of the body finds the procedure to be safe under proper conditions

Phase 1 clinical trial of new anticancer drug from Human Genome Sciences

Phase 1 clinical trial of new anticancer drug from Human Genome Sciences

New service-oriented laboratory focused on bioanalysis and pharmacokinetics

New service-oriented laboratory focused on bioanalysis and pharmacokinetics

Clinical trial of lipase inhibitor for the treatment of obesity

Clinical trial of lipase inhibitor for the treatment of obesity

Metabasis Therapeutics announces multi-center Phase 2 study to evaluate the orally administered antiviral compound remofovir mesylate

Metabasis Therapeutics announces multi-center Phase 2 study to evaluate the orally administered antiviral compound remofovir mesylate

One-third of U.S. adults use some form of alternative medicine

One-third of U.S. adults use some form of alternative medicine

Study to begin to develop patient guidelines for the use of antidepressant medications in pregnancy and following birth

Study to begin to develop patient guidelines for the use of antidepressant medications in pregnancy and following birth

New compound, ZK-CDK combines the inhibition of tumour cell growth as well as inhibition of tumour angiogenesis in one single molecule

New compound, ZK-CDK combines the inhibition of tumour cell growth as well as inhibition of tumour angiogenesis in one single molecule

Exelixis files new drug application for a proprietary novel anticancer compound

Exelixis files new drug application for a proprietary novel anticancer compound

Only half of gemcitabine dose may be activated in cancer patients

Only half of gemcitabine dose may be activated in cancer patients

Investigational drug, LAF237 improved glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes

Investigational drug, LAF237 improved glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes

Zengen announces positive results of treatment for vaginal yeast infection

Zengen announces positive results of treatment for vaginal yeast infection

Risk of artery plaques increased by use of HIV drugs

Risk of artery plaques increased by use of HIV drugs

Functional genomics and proteomics may accelerate the discovery of new drugs and therapeutic molecules

Functional genomics and proteomics may accelerate the discovery of new drugs and therapeutic molecules

Studies show pregabalin does not affect male reproductivity or interfere with oral contraceptives

Studies show pregabalin does not affect male reproductivity or interfere with oral contraceptives

Functional genomics provide improved drug discovery

Functional genomics provide improved drug discovery

Myriad Genetics advances drug for chemotherapy-induced nausea

Myriad Genetics advances drug for chemotherapy-induced nausea