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PHCY 735 - Pharmochemistry of Anti-infective Drugs


3 Credits
This course presents the principles of pathogenicity of major disease-causing bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa and helminthes. In addition, it emphasizes the basic concepts of pharmacology and medicinal chemistry of drugs used as anti-infective agents, specifically antimicrobials, antivirals and antifungals, among others, to support proper selection of chemotherapeutic agents to treat individual infections. Covers the drugs’ chemical properties, mechanisms of action, clinical uses, adverse reactions, resistance, and structure- and mechanism-based interactions. Required course.
Prerequisite(s): Pharmacy classes are open only to Pharmacy students.



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