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The past fifteen years have witnessed a radical shift in focus of scientific attention in pharmacology. Gone are the days when pharmacologists contented themselves with phenomenological observation of drug effects on isolated organs or with acute animal experiments. More information is being sought currently on the action of drugs at a molecular level; hence, many problems which were formerly tackled pharmacodynamically are being explored biochemically. Whether this new look at pharmacology is going to revolutionize some of our concepts of drug action it is still too early to say. Except in rare instances, the biochemist has not been able to
Enzymes and Drug Action.. Ann Intern Med. ;57:867–868. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-57-5-867_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;57(5):867-868.
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