Search for dissertations about: "unbound drug concentration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 swedish dissertations containing the words unbound drug concentration.

  1. 1. Intracellular unbound drug concentrations Methodology and application for understanding cellular drug exposure

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : André Mateus; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; intracellular unbound drug concentrations; free drug; drug binding; drug transport; drug accumulation; cellular drug response; drug target engagement; Pharmaceutical Science; Farmaceutisk vetenskap;

    Abstract : Most known drug targets and metabolizing enzymes are located inside cells. Interactions with these proteins are determined by intracellular unbound drug concentrations. Assessing intracellular drug exposure is technically challenging, but essential for predicting pharmacokinetic, pharmacological, and toxicological profiles of new drugs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Characterization of parameters influencing intracellular bioavailability and prediction of intracellular drug exposure

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Andrea Treyer; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; intracellular drug bioavailability; unbound drug concentration; drug disposition; ADME; drug transport; drug metabolism membrane partitioning; phospholipid; drug-drug interaction; antisense oligonucleotide; cell-penetrating peptide; Farmaceutisk vetenskap; Pharmaceutical Science;

    Abstract : This thesis work investigates factors influencing intracellular drug disposition. An experimental method for measurement of intracellular bioavailability (Fic), was used throughout. Fic is defined as the ratio between the unbound drug concentration inside the cell and the compound concentration in the cell exterior. READ MORE

  3. 3. Proteomics-informed analysis of drug disposition in the human liver and small intestine

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Christine Wegler; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; proteomics; protein concentration; drug disposition; drug transport; drug metabolism; human small intestine; human liver; human hepatocytes; human liver microsomes; inter-individual variability; drug clearance; obesity; prediction model; Farmaceutisk vetenskap; Pharmaceutical Science;

    Abstract : Orally administered drugs are absorbed in the intestine and generally metabolized in the liver. Therefore, understanding factors determining drug distribution and elimination in these tissues is important. READ MORE

  4. 4. In Vivo Active Drug Uptake and Efflux at the Blood-Brain Barrier With Focus on Drug Transport Interactions

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Muhammad Waqas Sadiq; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Blood-brain barrier; Active uptake transport; Microdialysis; P-glycoprotein; Drug interactions; Species differences; Pharmacokinetics; Pharmacodynamics; NONMEM; Pharmaceutical Science; Farmaceutisk vetenskap;

    Abstract : The blood-brain barrier (BBB) controls the movement of substances into and out of the brain. The tight junctions between endothelial cells and energy dependent transporters in the BBB influence rate and extent of drug distribution to the brain. READ MORE

  5. 5. Development of Methods for Assessing Unbound Drug Exposure in the Brain In vivo, in vitro and in silico

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Markus Fridén; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Blood-brain barrier; Drug transport; Tissue distribution; Transporters; Pharmacokinetics; PHARMACY Other pharmacy; FARMACI Övrig farmaci; PHARMACY Biopharmacy; FARMACI Biofarmaci; PHARMACY Pharmaceutical pharmacology; FARMACI Farmaceutisk farmakologi; Pharmacokinetics and Drug Therapy; Farmakokinetik och läkemedelsterapi;

    Abstract : The blood-brain barrier is formed by tightly joined capillary cells with transporter proteins and acts as to regulate the brain concentration of nutrients as well as many drugs. When developing central nervous system drugs it is necessary to measure the unbound drug concentration in the brain, i.e. the unbound brain exposure. READ MORE