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Drug Metabolism Handbook: Concepts and Applications



Drug Metabolism Handbook: Concepts and Applications

Ala F. Nassar

ISBN: 978-0-470-11803-0 February 2009 1064 Pages


A valuable reference tool for professionals involved in the industry, Drug Metabolism in Pharmaceuticals covers new tools such as LC-MS and LC-MS-NMR along with experimental aspects of drug metabolism. This work fills a gap in the literature by covering the concepts and applications of pharmaceutical research, development, and assessment from the point of view of drug metabolism. By providing both a solid conceptual understanding of the drug metabolism system, and a well illustrated, detailed demonstration and explanation of cutting edge tools and techniques, this book serves as a valuable reference tool for bench scientists, medical students, and students of general health sciences.

List of Contributors.

Part I: Introduction.

1. Historical Perspective (Roberta S. King).

2. Factors Affecting Metabolism (Roberta S. King).

3. Biotransformation sin Drug Metabolism (Roberta S. King).

4.In Vivo Metabolite Kinetics (Zheng Yang).

5. Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics (Lilian G. Yengi).

6. Introduction to drug transporters (Louis Leung and Aram Oganesian).

Part II: Technologies for In Vitro and In Vivo Studies.

7. Automated Drug Screening for ADMET Properties (Melvin Reichman and Helen Gill).

8. Mass Spectrometry (Thomas R. Sharp).

9. Approaches to Performing Metabolite Elucidation: One Key to Success in Drug Discovery and Development (Ala F. Nassar).

10. Structural Modifications of Drug Candidates: How Useful Are They in Improving Metabolic Stability of New Drugs? Part I: Enhancing Metabolic Stability (Ala F. Nassar).

11. Structural Modifications of Drug Candidates: How Useful Are They in Improving PK Parameters of New Drugs? Part II: Drug Design Strategies (Ala F. Nassar).

12. Minimizing the Potential for Drug bioactivation of drug Candidates to Success in Clinical Development (Ala F. Nassar).

13. Screening for reactive Metabolites Using Genotoxicity Arrays and Enzyme/DNA Biocolloids (James F. Rusling, Eli G. Hvastkovs, and John B. Schenkman).

Part III: Drug Interactions.

14. Enzyme Inhibition (Paul F. Hellenberg).

15. Evaluating and Predicting Human Cytochrome P450 Enzyme Induction (Michael Sinz, Sean Kim, Stephen Ferguson, and Edward LeCluyse).

16. An Introduction to Metabolic Reaction Phenotyping (Carl D. Davis and A. David Rodrigues).

17. Nuclear receptor-Mediated Gene Regulation in Drug Metabolism (Hongbing Wang and Wen Xie).

18. Characterization of Cytochrome P450 Mechanism-Based Inhibition (Dan Rock and Larry C. Wienkers).

19. Clinical Drug-Drug Interactions.

20. Pharmaceutical Excipients in drug-Drug Interaction (Chuan Chen and Abu J. M. Sadeque).

Part IV: Toxicity.

21. The Role of Drug Metabolism in Toxicity (Carl D. Davis and Umesh M. Hanumegowda).

22. Allergic reactions to Drugs (Mark P. Grillo).

23. Chemical Mechanism in toxicology (Mark P. Grillo).

24. Mechanisms of Reproductive Toxicity (Aileen F. Keating and Patricia B. Hoyer).

25. An Introduction to Toxicogenomics (Aaron L. Vollrath and Christopher A. Bradfield).

26. Role of Bioactivation Reactions in Chemically Induced Nephrotoxicity (Lawrence H. Lash).

Part V: Regulatory Perspectives.

27. Drug Metabolism in regulatory Guidances, clinical trials, and Product Labeling (Mark N. Milton).