Triumph of the Heart

Triumph of the Heart

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Li, a medicinal chemist and expert on drug discovery, tells for the first time the fascinating story of statins. Drawn from discussions with many scientists involved in the discovery and development of these drugs, the book illuminates the human side of science by revealing the role played by persistence, luck, and sudden insight that characterize major discoveries. For all those intrigued by the basic human drive to explore and discover, Triumph of the Heart offers a compelling view of one of the most important drug discoveries of our time.To date, atherosclerosis has been induced in many species: rabbit, guinea pig, pigeon, chicken, dog, pig, and monkey. ... By human nature, one is often reluctant to recognize anybody or anything if one does not know how to pronounce oranbsp;...

Title:Triumph of the Heart
Author:Jie Jack Li
Publisher:OUP USA - 2009-04-03


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