A-level Chemistry/OCR (Salters)/What's in a Medicine?
What's in a Medicine? is the sixth unit in the Salters Advanced Chemistry course.
Chemical Storylines sections
- WM1 The development of modern ideas about medicines
- WM2 Medicines from nature
- WM3 Identifying the active chemical from willow bark
- WM4 Instrumental analysis
- WM5 The synthesis of salicylic acid and aspirin
- WM6 Delivering the product
- WM7 The miraculous medicine
- WM8 Development and safety testing of medicines
- WM9 Summary
Chemical Ideas sections
- 2.1 A simple model of the atom (revision)
- 3.5 Geometric isomerism (revision)
- 6.4 Infrared spectroscopy
- 6.5 Mass spectrometry
- 13.2 Alcohols and ethers (revision)
- 13.3 Carboxylic acids and their derivatives
- 13.4 The –OH group in alcohols, phenols and acids
- 13.5 (part b) Esters
- WM1 The origins and development of the modern pharmaceutical industry
- WM2 Extraction of salicylic acid
- WM3 Investigating the chemistry of the –OH group in various environments
- WM4 Interpretation of the mass spectrum of salicylic acid
- WM5.1 A preparation of aspirin
- WM5.2 Using spectroscopy
- WM6 An aspirin assay
- WM8 Which product should a pharmaceutical company develop?
- WM9 Check your notes on What’s in a Medicine?