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Chemical mechanisms of drug action

Curt C. Porter

Chemical mechanisms of drug action

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Published by Thomas in Springfield, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pharmacology.,
  • Biochemistry.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 128-141.

    Statementby Curt C. Porter.
    SeriesAmerican lecture series, publication no. 790. A monograph in Bannerstone division, American lectures in living chemistry
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM300 .P67
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 165 p.
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5756383M
    LC Control Number71115388

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Mechanisms of Drug Action Volume 1. Editors (view affiliations) G. Woodruff; Book. 8 Citations; Chemical Transmission in the Central Nervous System: Amino Acids, Acetylcholine and Amines Mechanisms of Action of Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs.

Bowman. Pages Ganglion Blockers. Skok. Pages Benzodiazepine. This book represents a new approach based on physical organic chemical principles and reaction mechanisms that rationalize drug action and allow the reader to extrapolate to many related classes of drug molecules.

As our understanding of molecular pharmacodynamics has increased, the possibility of achieving this goal has become more remote. At the present time it would even be hazardous to attempt to set forth general principles of drug action.

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Arrows denote the receptor ligand-binding sites.A, Intracellular receptors. Lipophilic substances such as steroids can cross the plasma membrane and activate intracellular receptors, which, after translocation to the nucleus, alter gene transcription and, ultimately, synthesis of new protein.

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Stimulation 2. Depression 3. Irritation 4. Replacement 5. Cytotoxic action 6. Epinephrine is a catecholamine, a sympathomimetic monoamine derived from the amino acids phenylalanine and is the active sympathomimetic hormone secreted from the adrenal medulla in most species.

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PRINCIPLES OF DRUG ACTION: PRINCIPLES OF DRUG ACTION Do NOT impart new functions on any system, organ or cell Only alter the PACE of ongoing activity STIMULATION DEPRESSION IRRITATION. Chemical structure of drug determines its mechanism of action and toxicity.

The molecular size, shape, and electrical charge of a drug determine whether it will bind to a particular receptor among the vast array of chemically different binding sites available in a cell, animal, or patient. This book represents a new approach based on physical organic chemical principles and reaction mechanisms that allow the reader to extrapolate to many related classes of drug molecules.

The Second Edition reflects the significant changes in the drug industry over the past decade, and includes chapter problems and other elements that make the Book Edition: 2.Printed and bound in the United Kingdom by the MPG Books Group.

A catalog record for this publication is available from the British Library. Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication data. ISBN Hardback. ISBN Paperback. Cambridge University Press has no responsibility for the persistence or accuracy of.The electron or arrow pushing method is often used in illustrating a reaction mechanism; for example, see the illustration of the mechanism for benzoin condensation in the following examples section.

A reaction mechanism must also account for the order in which molecules react. Often what appears to be a single-step conversion is in fact a multistep reaction.