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15.10.2018 at 00:01 - 31.5.2019 at 23:59


Tue 20.8.2019
10:15 - 12:15


Advanced level students in pharmaceutical chemistry, research track students and others interested in pharmaceutical chemistry.

FARM-302 Organic chemistry in molecular biosciences and pharmacy A or other equivalent knowledge and FARM-304 Pharmaceutical chemistry

Master's Programme in Pharmacy, 4. and 5. year studies (research track students, 1.-3. year). Pharmaceutical chemistry exam dates.

Recommended literature:

a) Medicinal chemistry

Carey, F. A. & Sundberg, R. J., Advanced Organic Chemistry, Part A: Structure and Mechanisms, 5. painos, Springer, New York, 2007, 1199 s.

Carey, F. A. & Sundberg, R. J., Advanced Organic Chemistry, Part B: Reactions and Synthesis, 5. painos, Springer, New York, 2007, 1321 s.

Dewick, P. M.: Medicinal Natural Products – A Biosynthetic Approach, Wiley, 2009, 3. painos, 539 s.

Lemke, T. L., Williams, D. A., Roche, V. F. & Zito, S. W., Foye’s Principles of Medicinal Chemistry, 7. painos, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2013, 1520 s.

McMurry, J. & Begley, T., The Organic Chemistry of Biological Pathways, Roberts & Company Publishers, Greenwood Village, 2005, 490 s.

Patrick, G. L., An Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry, Oxford University Press, 5. painos, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013, 789 s.

Silverman, R. B., The Organic Chemistry of Enzyme-Catalyzed Reactions, Academic Press, San Diego, 2000, 717 s.

Silverman, R. B. & Holladay, M. W., The Organic Chemistry of Drug Design and Drug Action, 3. painos, Elsevier Academic Press, San Diego, 2014, 517 s.

or other literature agreed with the responsible person.

b) Pharmaceutical analytics


Robinson, J.W., Skelly Frame E.M. & Frame II, G.M., Undergraduate Instrumental Analysis, 7. painos, CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, 2014, 1231 s.

Snyder, L.R., Kirkland, J.J. & Dolan, J.W., Introduction to Modern Liquid Chromatography, 3. painos, John Wiley & Sons, 2010, 912 s.

or other literature agreed with the responsible person.

c) Metabolism of drugs and other xenobiotics

1. Metabolism of Drugs and Other Xenobiotics (2012) (Editors Pavel Anzenbacher, Ulrich M. Zanger)

2. Human Drug Metabolism : an Introduction (2nd Edition, 2010), Coleman, Michael D

or other literature agreed with the responsible person.

d) Microsystem technologies in chemistry

Demicri, U., Khademhosseini, A., Langer, R. & Blander, J., Microfluidic Technologies for Human Health, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., Singapore, 2012, 470 s. (e-kirja)

Geschke, O., Klank, H. & Telleman, P., Microsystem Engineering of Lab-on-a-Chip Devices, 2. painos, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, 2008, 297 s. This book is 3 cr and it must be complemented by an essay (2 cr).

Kutter, J. P. & Fintschenko, Y., Separation methods in Microanalytical Systems, 1. painos, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, 2006, 592 s.

or other literature agreed with the responsible person.

Assessed on a scale between 0-5.

Book exam. The student should agree about the material, scope and date of the exam with the responsible person well in advance. Registration by email to the responsible person minimum of 3 weeks before the exam. The exam can be agreed to any Pharmaceutical chemistry exam dates.

Professor Jari Yli-Kauhaluoma, jari.yli-kauhaluoma (at) helsinki.fi, literature of medicinal chemistry

Professor Tapio Kotiaho, tapio.kotiaho (at) helsinki.fi, literature of pharmaceutical analytics

Docent Moshe Finel, moshe.finel (at) helsinki.fi, literature of metabolism of drugs and other xenobiotics

Docent Tiina Sikanen, tiina.sikanen (at) helsinki.fi, literature of microsystem technologies in chemistry

All the responsible persons are from the Division of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology.