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Triumph of the heart : the story of statins / Jie Jack Li.

Author/Creator:
Li, Jie Jack.
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 201 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Statins (Cardiovascular agents) -- History.
Medical subjects:
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors -- history.
Coronary Disease -- drug therapy.
Drug Design.
Drug Industry -- history.
History, 20th Century.
History, 21st Century.
Contents:
Cholesterol
Genesis of statins
Merck's triumph
Discovery of Lipitor
Development of Lipitor
To market, to market
Baycol, Crestor, and drugs beyond statins
Reflections.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-188) and index.
ISBN:
9780195323573 (cloth : alk. paper)
0195323572 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
244416786