Natural products as the generous gifts from nature in medicinal chemistry
- At: 2006 FIP Congress in Salvadore (Brazil)
- Type: Presentation
- By: HONDA, Toshio (Hoshi University, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tokyo, Japan)
Throughout the history of medicinal chemistry we find that the study of natural products frequently has provided the impetus for great advances. For example, one of the famous non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), aspirin, was developed based on the structure of salicin, a constituent of Salix alba. In recent years, it is believed that.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.