By Lynn Wecker, Lynn Crespo, George Dunaway, Carl Faingold, Stephanie Watts
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Glucose–1–phosphate + UTP uridylyltransferase UDP–glucose + P–P N Pyrophosphate R P P P UDP–glucose UDP–glucose + 2NAD + H2O UDP–glucuronic acid + 2NADH + 2H+ dehydrogenase OH COOH UDP–glucuronic acid + UDP–glucuronosyl transferase Salicylic acid COOH H H OH O OH H HO H OH + UDP COOH FIGURE 2–9 Sequence of reactions for conjugation of salicylic acid to form salicyl phenolic glucuronide. P, Phosphate. The glucuronic acid must first be activated, with glucose-1-phosphate coupling with high-energy UTP to UDP-glucose followed by oxidation to UDP-glucuronic acid before conjugation can occur.
This is exemplified in Figure 2-2 for three different barbiturates. The oil/water equilibrium partition coefficient is a measure of lipid solubility, or hydrophobicity. Drug is 17 18 General Principles FIGURE 2–1 Factors influencing drug IV Oral Pulmonary Other Administration and disposition Gl concentration at its site of action and at different times after administration. The circulatory system is the major pathway for drug delivery to its site of action. Possible entry routes and distribution and disposition sites are also shown.
It is used to describe the maximal effect of partial agonists in causing a receptor conformational change and can range from 0 to 1. ’’ Partial agonists can also partially inhibit the response to full agonists acting at the same receptor type (Fig. 1-12). If both full and partial agonists are present, as the concentration of partial agonist is increased, more receptors will be occupied by the partial agonist. This will cause a decrease in response, because some of the receptors will no longer be activated.
Brody's Human Pharmacology by Lynn Wecker, Lynn Crespo, George Dunaway, Carl Faingold, Stephanie Watts