Organic Chemistry: Lock-and-key model of drug action

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Quack doctors used to sell patent medicines which, they claimed, could cure just about any symptoms-- from headaches, to upset stomachs, to baldness, to infection, and on and on. Would such cure-all medicine go against the lock-and-key model of drug action? Why or why not?

Jul 24th, 2015

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they will not because for the drug to act it must bind to the receptors to produce its physiologic actions hence this drugs tend to have many receptors in the body.

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Jul 24th, 2015

they will be in lock and key and use the explanation given

Jul 24th, 2015

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