The Development of Deuterium-Containing Drugs
Deuterium offers a subtle, but sometimes powerful, medicinal chemistry tool
that has received little attention to date – but when applied to compounds
with well-understood therapeutic utility, selective deuteration can be used
to create new drugs that address significant unmet medical needs.
By Roger Tung at Concert Pharmaceuticals (March 2010)
Keywords: deuterium, drug, safety, pharmacology, clinical, hydrogen, replacement,