Nursing Pharmacology: General Principles: Introduction

 
 
 

Nursing Pharmacology Chapter 1:   General Principles: Overview and Introduction

 

Basic Nursing Pharmacology Overview

 

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"Principles of Pharmacology"

 

Chemical aspects of drugs

Acetylcholine interacting with specific amino acids at the active site of acetylcholinesterase

  • This image illustrates how the neurotransmitter acetylcholine is recognized by specific amino acids within acetylcholinesterase's active site.

  • This image was created by Dr. Ricky Cox in the Department of Chemistry, Murray State University as part of research into the role of Noncovalent Interactions in ligand-protein interactions. Image used with permission.

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