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Pharmaceutical Chemistry 306 Problem Set I Inorganic Drugs and Neurotransmitters 1) Explain how fluoride works to prevent tooth decay and why iodide is commonly added to table salt. 2) Write the formula of the following antacids and acid reducers. Explain how they relief heartburn and despepsia? a. Aluminum hydroxide b. Magnesium carbonate c. Calcium carbonate d. Mild of magnesia e. Sodium bicarbonate and citric acid in Alka-Seltzer f. Bismuth subsalicylate 3) Understand the structure and properties of following oxidizing germicides. a. Peroxides (Hydrogen peroxides, metal peroxides, organic peroxides)
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Unformatted text preview: b. Ozone c. Chlorine d. Bleach e. Iodine f. Povidone-iodine g. Potassium permanganate 4) List the criteria used to classify chemicals as neurotransmitters. 5) For each of the following neurotransmitters: draw their structures, point out the functional groups present, acid and base properties, stereochemistry if any, describe their synthesis, metabolites, mechanisms of elimination from synapse, and their corresponding receptor subtypes a. Acetylcholine b. Epinephrine c. Norepinephrine d. Dopamine e. Seratonin f. Histamine g. GABA h. Glutamate...
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