1. Introduction

  1. Katya Tsaioun and
  2. Steven A. Kates
  1. Corinne Kay

Published Online: 29 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470915110.ch1

ADMET for Medicinal Chemists: A Practical Guide

ADMET for Medicinal Chemists: A Practical Guide

How to Cite

Kay, C. (2011) Introduction, in ADMET for Medicinal Chemists: A Practical Guide (eds K. Tsaioun and S. A. Kates), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470915110.ch1

Author Information

  1. Med-Simple, Hillside Farm, Keir, Dunblane, Scotland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470484074

Online ISBN: 9780470915110

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Keywords:

  • digestive system and voyage through it - absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion (ADME) properties for attrition in drug discovery;
  • small intestine, where chemical digestion continues - and most nutrients get absorbed;
  • understanding digestion process, allows for appreciation - of various routes of administration

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Voyage Through The Digestive System

  • The Liver Metabolism

  • The Kidneys

  • Conclusions

  • References