A Short History of the Drug Receptor Concept (Science, Technology & Medicine in Modern History)
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Publication Date:August 15, 2009
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The receptor concept was one of the most influential ideas in 20th-century medicine because it could account for the highly specific effects of drugs on the body. This book is the first to provide an historical discussion of its origin, development, slow acceptance into pharmacology and subsequent impact on modern medicine. It also considers the social context that influenced the drug receptor's development., making a valuable contribution to the history and understanding of modern medicine.
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