Editors: Martin Masuelli, Mauricio Filippa

Advanced Pharmacy

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Library License: US $276
ISBN: 978-981-5049-43-5 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-5049-42-8 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2023
DOI: 10.2174/97898150494281230101


Advanced Pharmacy is a textbook dedicated to advanced applications in pharmacy. The book balances information by including chapters that give basic knowledge and inform readers on the latest insights in pharmaceutical science. Authored by pharmacology experts and academics, each chapter highlights current knowledge in the field, presenting research in a didactic and educational manner for academics, researchers, and students who need to understand pharmacy. Additional features of the book include chapter summaries and references for advanced readers.


  • - Physical Pharmacy: Covers foundations of physical pharmacy, providing a solid understanding of the subject.
  • - Preformulation Studies: examines active pharmaceutical ingredient-excipent compatibility studies, a crucial aspect of drug formulation.
  • - Computer-assisted Study: explains computer-assisted studies with the example of garlic organosulfur as an antioxidant agent.
  • - Enzymes in Biocatalysis: sheds light on enzyme characteristics, kinetics, production, and applications in biocatalysis.
  • - Antifungal Agents: provides insights into antifungal agents and their significance.
  • - Polysaccharides in Drug Delivery: explores the use of naturally and chemically sulfated polysaccharides in drug delivery systems.
  • - Immunomodulatory Plant Extracts: covers the evaluation of safety and benefits of immunomodulatory plant extracts.
  • - Biofilms and Persistent Cells: examines the development, causes, and consequences of biofilms and persistent cells.
  • - Analytical Methods for Drug Analysis: focuses on the development of analytical methods for analyzing drugs of abuse using experimental design.
  • - Steric Exclusion Chromatography: discusses steric exclusion chromatography, including chromatography of polymers in aqueous solutions.
  • - Intrinsic Viscosity Methods: explores intrinsic viscosity methods in natural polymer pharmaceutical excipients.
  • - Extraction Techniques in Green Analytical Chemistry: highlight environment-firendly techniques in analytical chemistry.

Advanced Pharmacy is a comprehensive resource that bridges the gap between pharmaceutical research and practice, offering invaluable insights into the latest developments in the field. This textbook serves as an essential reference for both learners and scholars in basic and advanced courses in pharmacy and pharmaceutical science.

Audience: Learners and scholars in basic and advanced courses in pharmacy and pharmaceutical science.


Advanced Pharmacy is a book entirely dedicated to the latest knowledge regarding pharmaceutical science, its scope, and news. This book is oriented and directed to the professionals of the pharmaceutical industry, academics, researchers and students. It consists of thirteen chapters that cover different current topics, including the following chapters: Chapter 1 - Physical Pharmacy by M. Filippa; Chapter 2 – Preformulation: Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient - Excipient Compatibility Studies by Adriana Segall; Chapter 3 – On Some Medicinal Chemistry Applications of the QSAR/QSPR Theory by P. Duchowicz & J. Garro-Martínez; Chapter 4 – Computer-assisted study of garlic organosulfur as an antioxidant agent by M. Díaz et al.; Chapter 5 – Enzymes in Biocatalysis: characteristics, kinetic approach, production and uses by L. Chaillou et al.; Chapter 6 – Antifungal agents by E. Butassi et al.; Chapter 7 – Naturally and chemically sulfated polysaccharides in drug delivery systems by H. Prado et al.; Chapter 8 – Immunomodulatory plant extracts and their compounds. Evaluation of your safety by R. Davicino & C. Anesini; Chapter 9 – Development of biofilms and persistent cells, causes and consequences by M. G. Paraje. Chapter 10 –Development of Analytical Methods for Analysis of Drugs of Abuse in Biological Fluids using Design of Experiments and Response Surface Methodology by C. dos Santos, et al.; Chapter 11 – Steric exclusion chromatography. (including the chromatography of polymers in aqueous solution) by Marguerite Rinaudo; Chapter 12 – Intrinsic Viscosity Methods in Natural Polymer as Pharmaceutical Excipients. L. Lazo Delgado et al.; and Chapter 13. Extraction techniques in green analytical chemistry. A. Pighinet. Each chapter of this book fully expresses the latest advances in pharmaceutical science and raises the wishes of each author to make their research known and the pride of being able to develop this knowledge didactically and educationally.

Martin Masuelli
Instituto de Física Aplicada-CONICET
Universidad Nacional de San Luis
San Luis


Mauricio Filippa
Área de Química Física, Departamento de Química. Facultad de Química
Bioquímica y Farmacia Universidad Nacional de San Luis
Ejercito de los Andes 950, ZC: 5700
San Luis


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