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The Merck Index | 14th Edition

An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals

ISBN-10: 091191000X
ISBN-13: 9780911910001
PUBLISHER: Merck & Company, Incorporated
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Product Description: 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

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PAGES: 2564
CATEGORY: Medical, Science
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