The Merck Index

14th Edition

An Encyclopaedia of Chemicals, Drugs and Biologicals

  • Print ISBN 9780911910001

Description

The Merck Index is a world renowned, authoritative handbook of chemical, pharmaceutical and biomedical information that contains more than 10,000 monographs, 32 supplemental tables and 450 Organic Name Reactions. The monograph section provides a critically evaluated, concise description of more than 18,000 substances. Compounds are indexed by Name, Formulae, CAS Registry Number and Therapeutic Category/Biological Activity.

Compounds included:
  • drugs for humans and animals
  • biotech drugs and monoclonal antibodies
  • substances used for medical imaging
  • plants and traditional medicines
  • food additives and nutritional supplements
  • flavours and fragrances
  • agricultural chemicals, pesticides and herbicides
  • industrial and specialty chemicals
  • laboratory reagents and catalysts
  • dyes, colours and indicators
  • environmentally significant compounds


Information provided:
  • >50,000 chemical, common and generic names
  • >15,000 trademarks and associated companies
  • >12,000 CAS Registry Numbers
  • >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

Details

No. of pages:
1740
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Merck Manuals
Print ISBN:
9780911910001