||Medicinal chemistry discusses drugs on the basis of their molecular targets. This course will cover the following eight different topics.1. Physicochemical Principles of drug Action.2. Receptor-Effector Theories.3. Methods of receptor Characterization.4. Drugs Acting on neurotransmitters and their neurohormones, and Receptors.5. Drugs Acting on Hormones,Neurohormones, and their Receptors.6. Nonmessenger Targets for Drug Action.7. Drug Distribution and Metabolism.8. Principles of Drug Design.