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Synthesis and evaluation of α-fluoro analogues of capsaicin and 2-(aminomethyl)piperidine derivatives
(University of St Andrews, 2011-08-09) - Thesis,
Chapter 1 gives an overview of the fluorine chemistry field, from its early developments to recent applications in medicinal chemistry. The development of asymmetric electrophilic or nucleophilic installation of fluorine ...
Nitric oxide donors for the treatment of prostate cancer
(University of St Andrews, 2013-11-29) - Thesis,
Chapter One provides a general introduction into the biology and chemistry of nitric oxide, with particular focus on the role of nitric oxide in cardiovascular disease, cancer and hypoxia. It also details the types of ...
Synthesis and evaluation of β-fluoro-γ-aminobutyric acid enantiomers
(University of St Andrews, 2007) - Thesis,
The impact of fluorine in medicinal chemistry is reviewed in the first chapter of this work and the fluorine gauche effect, which has not been fully exploited in medicinal chemistry, is also discussed. GABAA and GABAB ...