The Merck Index

The Merck Index

An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals

Book - 2006 | 14th ed
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The Merck Index is a one-volume encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs and biologicals that contains more than 10,000 monographs. Each monograph in this authoritative reference source is a concise description of a single substance or a small group of closely related compounds.

Compounds included:

-       human and veterinary drugs

-       biotech drugs and monoclonal antibodies

-       substances used for medical imaging

-       biologicals and natural products

-       plants and traditional medicines

-       nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals

-       agriculturals, pesticides and herbicides

-       Organic chemicals used in research

-       Food additives and supplements

-       dyes, colors and indicators

-       environmentally significant substances

Information provided:

-       chemical, common and generic names

-       Over 15,000 trademarks and associated companies

-       CAS Registry Numbers for over 12,000 compounds

-       Over 8,500 chemical structures

-       molecular formulae, weights and percentage composition

-       capsule statements identifying compound classes and scientific significance

-       scientific and patent literature references

-       physical and toxicity data

-       therapeutic and commercial uses

-       caution and hazard information

In addition, there are more than 700 new and completely revised monographs, thousands of new references, trademarks and uses added to existing monographs.  Now includes a companion CD-ROM which features 989 monographs no longer available in print, organic name reactions, supplemental tables and a new user interface for user-friendly searching.

Features of the CD:

Searchable by keywords, references, and numerical properties Search the complete contents of the 14th edition, plus nearly a thousand monographs archived from previous editions Comes with a free one-year subscription to the Merck Index Internet Edition Windows-compatible CD powered by CambridgeSoft's ChemFinder Extensively revised supplemental tables now including acronyms, vaccines, and physical constants More than 70 pages of hard to find information in one easy-to-use place
Publisher: Whitehouse Station : 2006
Edition: 14th ed
ISBN: 9780911910001
Branch Call Number: REF 543 MERC
Characteristics: 1 v. : ill. ; 26 cm. 1 cd
Additional Contributors: O'Neil, Maryadele J.


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