Medicinal chemistry infographics


A collection of visually stimulating and informative infographics about medicinal chemistry, which would make a valuable addition to any science classroom.

Type of Activity

working independently



Age Group

14 to 18 years


This resource has been provided by Andy Brunning and his blog 'Compound Interest'.
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This infographic gives a brief timeline of the discovery of different antibacterial compounds, as well as describing how they work.


Three attractive infographics that look at some of the chemistry of medicine. These infographics answer various question, such as, "what types of compounds are used in hay fever tables?", "which compounds repel different types of insects?" and "how do different types of antibiotics work?"

This resource has been developed by Andy Brunning for Compound Interest. If you would like to purchase poster versions of the infographics then please click here.