Use these resources in researching information related to the physical and chemical properties of known drug substances. Could be used as resource for team based "drug product design assignments."
DrugBank.ca -- Physical & chemical properties of known drug substances
PubChem -- Drug properties from National Library of Medicine
ToxInfo.io -- Select HSDB to find physical & chemical properties of known drug substances (Chemical/Physical Properties tab).
Reaxys -- Used for chemical & physical information from published literature. One capability is to obtain experimental properties (logP, melting point, solubility). Hint: 1. Click on names & formulas 2. Check chemical name box 3. Input search inquiry 4. Click on Physical Data
SciFinder -- Database of chemical & bibliographic information; requires initial registration. Hint: 1. Search using "Substances>Substance Identifier" 2. Click on Experimental Properties, Properties 3. Properties will be listed under value, or go to specific resources
Use these resources in researching information related to composition and characteristics of approved drug products. Could be used as resource for team based "drug product design assignments."
Find a Journal -- to locate an article cited in references of another source
What does peer-reviewed or refereed mean?
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Use this link to access Google Scholar, and see our Google Scholar Guide for information on using this resource.
If you encounter a warning about the security certificate when using the FindIt@UT tool in Google Scholar, you can learn more about that using this guide.
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Provides access to the following drug and healthcare references:
In the meantime, try these steps.
Contains pharmacopeial standards for medicines, dosage forms, drug substances, excipients, medical devices, and dietary supplements. It is a combination of the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) with monographs for drug substances & preparations and the National Formulary (NF) with monographs for excipients. Dietary supplements and ingredients appear in a separate section of the USP.
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Use these resources for the team-based "drug product design assignments," for more in-depth information on subject matter.
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