Physical and chemical properties of drugs pdf
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- Crystal structures of drugs: advances in determination, prediction and engineering
- 3.5: Differences in Matter- Physical and Chemical Properties
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Crystal structures of drugs: advances in determination, prediction and engineering
All matter has physical and chemical properties. Physical properties are characteristics that scientists can measure without changing the composition of the sample under study, such as mass, color, and volume the amount of space occupied by a sample. Chemical properties describe the characteristic ability of a substance to react to form new substances; they include its flammability and susceptibility to corrosion. All samples of a pure substance have the same chemical and physical properties. For example, pure copper is always a reddish-brown solid a physical property and always dissolves in dilute nitric acid to produce a blue solution and a brown gas a chemical property.
Nanoparticles often have unique physical and chemical properties. For example, the electronic, optical, and chemical properties of nanoparticles may be very different from those of each component in the bulk. At the nanoscale , materials behave very differently compared to larger scales and it is still very difficult to predict the physical and chemical properties of particles of such a very small size. The principal parameters of nanoparticles are their shape, size, surface characteristics and inner structure. Nanoparticles can be encountered as aerosols solids or liquids in air , suspensions solids in liquids or as emulsions liquids in liquids. In the presence of certain chemicals, properties of nanoparticles may be modified. The composition of a specific nanoparticle can be very complex, depending on what interactions it has had with other chemicals or particles and on its lifetime.
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3.5: Differences in Matter- Physical and Chemical Properties
The observation that marketed oral drugs have restricted physicochemical properties, which are distinctly different from current medicinal chemistry, provides a viable hypothesis to tackle the attrition problem. The history of medicinal chemistry suggests that balancing the lipophilicity or hydrophobicity of drug candidates is central to successful outcomes. Thus, while highly lipophilic molecules often have high affinity for the biological target, in general they show increased risk of poor ADMET properties and increased attrition in drug development. While it is possible to discover drugs that lie at the perimeter of oral drug-like space, a portfolio composed of such molecules would suffer predictable high attrition, and would require serendipity for its success. The common practice of primarily optimizing potency in vitro has the potential to introduce unnecessary bias to drug design practice.
Calculation of pH value of aqueous solutions of strong and weak acids and bases. Acidic and basic strength and p K a. Henderson—Hasselbalch equation. Ionisation of drug molecules.
Aspirin , also known as acetylsalicylic acid ASA , is a medication used to reduce pain , fever , or inflammation. One common adverse effect is an upset stomach.