|aInorganic chemistry basics -- Metallo-drugs and their action -- Cisplatin -- Platinum anticancer drugs -- Ruthenium, titanium and gallium for treating cancer -- Gold compounds for treating arthritis, cancer and other diseases -- Vanadium, copper and zinc in medicine -- Metal complexes for diagnosing disease -- Nanomedicine.
|a"In recent years the field of medicinal inorganic chemistry has extended far beyond the traditional areas of platinum anticancer drugs. As metal-based drugs become increasingly common in the drug market, an understanding of medicinal inorganic chemistry is essential for successful drug design and development. Working from basic chemical principles, Metals in Medicine presents a complete and methodical approach to the topic."--BOOK JACKET.