Page Tools:

Biochemistry for the Pharmaceutical Sciences

Author(s): Charles P. Woodbury Jr., PhD, Emeritus Associate Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • ISBN-13: 9780763763848
  • Paperback    500 pages      © 2012
Price: $121.95 US List
Add to Cart

Biochemistry for the Pharmaceutical Sciences is a concise, practical resource for pharmacy students to apply and expand their understanding of biochemistry as it relates to pharmacy practice. With pedagogical features designed to make complex concepts comprehensible, this text presents biochemistry in a clear and comprehensible format with a pharmaceutical focus. Real-world applications of scientific principles allow students to better comprehend and appreciate how biochemistry will impact their professional practice.

Chapter Features

• Learning Objectives
• Glossary of Key Terms
• Clinical Application Boxes
• Discussion Questions

Includes over 400 figures and tables to help students formulate an understanding of the mathematical, chemical, and biological concepts.

Instructor Resources: PowerPoint Slides, Image Bank 

Applicable Courses

Biochemistry course in a college of pharmacy or school of allied health sciences.

Chapter  1  Biochemical Thermodynamics
Chapter  2  Carbohydrates
Chapter  3  Amino Acids and Proteins
Chapter  4  Nucleic Acids
Chapter  5  Lipids and Biomembranes
Chapter  6  Enzyme Mechanisms and Regulation
Chapter  7  Models for Enzyme Kinetics
Chapter  8  Basic Concepts in Metabolism
Chapter  9  Major Pathways of Carbohydrate Metabolism
Chapter  10  Mitochondria and the Citric Acid Cycle
Chapter  11  Respiratory Complexes and ATP Synthesis
Chapter  12  Other Pathways of Carbohydrate Metabolism
Chapter  13  Lipid Metabolism
Chapter  14  Amino Acid Metabolism
Chapter  15  Nucleotide Metabolism
Chapter  16  Synthesis of DNA, RNA, and Proteins

Charles P. Woodbury Jr., PhD-Emeritus Associate Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, University of Illinois at Chicago

Charles P. Woodbury, Jr., Ph.D currently holds the position of Emeritus Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacognosy at the University of Illinois at Chicago and has held the positions of Assistant Department Head; Assistant Professor with Joint Appointment, Center for Genetics; and Research Associate while at the University. He received a BS in Chemistry from the University of Washington, and a PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin with a Postdoctoral in Molecular Biology from the University of Oregon.

Dr. Woodbury is a member of the American Chemical Society, Biophysical Society, Sigma Xi, and American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Woodbury has the honors of Emeritus Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacognosy; Elected to Rho Chi (Pharmacy Honor Society),Visiting Professor, PMA Coordinated Program for Pharmacy Faculty, (Pfizer Central Research); and NIH Postdoctoral Fellow.

Dr. Woodbury has received grants for numerous research projects and has published over three dozen related research publications and books and has presented his research at industry events. He is involved in professional service and acts as a referee for Biophysical Journal, Journal of Chromatographic Science, Biochemistry, Nucleic Acids Research, Biotechnology Progress, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, and is a reviewer for Petroleum Research Fund Grant Applications as well as the National Science Foundation.

Dr. Woodbury also holds a patent: "Molecular Diversity Screening Device and Method", D.L. Venton, C.P. Woodbury, and R.B. van Breemen (US patent no. 5,872,015; issued 1999.)

  • "Biochemistry for the Pharmaceutical Sciences is an appropriate choice for my course because the content is very specific for the course."

    ~ Robert Burlage, Concordia University

  • "This well-organized textbook concisely presents the fundamentals of an appropriate level with sufficient illustrations, making this a useful book for pharmacy students. Overall this is a well-organized and easy to follow textbook for pharmacy students. Although it is intended for pharmacy students, the book would be useful to anyone interested in learning the basics of biochemistry."

    ~ Rahmat M Talukder, PhD, Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9780763763848

Answers to In-Text Questions
Image Bank
Slides in PowerPoint Format

This site uses cookies to store information on your computer. Some are essential to make our site work; others help us improve the user experience or allow us to communicate with you effectively. By using this site, you consent to the placement of these cookies. Read our cookie policy to learn more.

Agree & Dismiss