Introduction to Biomolecules

Introduction Biomolecules plays an important role in development, support and reproduction of living organisms. The human body is composed of trillions of cells that performs the essential functions of life. To perform these functions cell takes help from several organic molecules. These organic molecules are known as biomolecules. Biomolecules presenting wide ranges of sizes and … Read more

Routes of Drug Administration

Introduction Routes of drug administration plays an important role to obtain maximum benefit from the drug. Drug administered into the body goes through several metabolic changes which affect the bioavailability of drug. Bioavailability is the proportion of drug that is available at site of action. Therefore, route of administration is important for maximum bioavailability. An … Read more

Basic Principles of Cell Injury and Adaptation

Introduction The cell undergoes a variety of changes in response to the injury. Some injuries may lead to the cell death. Injuries stimuli triggers the cellular adaptation process. The principal targets of cell injury are cell membranes, mitochondria, protein synthesis machinery and DNA. Control of the rate of cell death to the rate of cell … Read more

Solubility of Drugs- Physical Pharmacy

Solubility of drugsĀ  The word soluble obtains from Latin word solvere meaning to dissolve. Solubility of drugs is defined as the amount of solute dissolved in a specific amount of solvent at specific temperature. Solubility is a physicochemical property of a substance to fully dissolve in another substance. Solubility is generally express in gm/lit. Solubility … Read more

Pharmacology- Introduction, Branches of pharmacology, General terminologies in pharmacology

Introduction The term pharmacology is derived from two Greek words pharmakon means drug and logos, means science. Pharmacology is the scientific study of the effects of drugs and chemicals on living organisms. It includes study of sources of drugs, their mechanism of action, toxicity, absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of drugs. Drugs and their uses … Read more

Microbiology- Definition, History, Types of microorganisms, Branches of microbiology, Scope of microbiology

What is microbiology? Microbiology is the branch of science which deals with study of microorganisms, which are invisible to naked eyes. It studies the function, structure and economic importance of living organisms. Some microbes are helpful to human beings and some are harmful. Study of microbes plays an important role in medical sector to analyse … Read more