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Patents of drugs extracted from Brazilian medicinal plants
(Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Patents, 2009-04-01) [Resenha]
Background: Plants synthesise a vast repertoire of chemicals with various biological activities. Brazilian enormous botanical diversity facilitates the development of novel ethical drugs for the treatment of diseases in ...
Recent developments for smoking cessation and treatment of nicotine dependence
(Expert Opinion on Therapeutic Patents, 2007-03-01) [Resenha]
Nicotine is an addictive drug like heroin, amphetamine or cocaine. Addiction to tobacco leads to significant failure rates in programmes for smoking cessation. The alpha(4)beta(2) and alpha(7) nicotinic acetylcholine ...