17. Amino Acid Drug Transporters

  1. Ming Hu2 and
  2. Xiaoling Li3
  1. Zhong Qiu1 and
  2. Ming Hu2

Published Online: 5 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118067598.ch17

Oral Bioavailability: Basic Principles, Advanced Concepts, and Applications

Oral Bioavailability: Basic Principles, Advanced Concepts, and Applications

How to Cite

Qiu, Z. and Hu, M. (2011) Amino Acid Drug Transporters, in Oral Bioavailability: Basic Principles, Advanced Concepts, and Applications (eds M. Hu and X. Li), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118067598.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, 1441 Moursund Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Pharmaceutics and Medicinal Chemistry, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA 95211, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, China

  2. 2

    Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Houston, 1441 Moursund Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 AUG 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Drug Discovery and Development

Book Series Editors:

  1. Binghe Wang

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470260999

Online ISBN: 9781118067598

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Keywords:

  • amino acid drug transporters, excretion of nutrients - influx and efflux transporter control;
  • epithelial amino acid transporters - neutral amino acid, apical membrane of renal cells;
  • multiple transport systems, amino acid transport - renal and intestinal epithelial cells

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Classification of amino acid transporters and their functions

  • Epithelial amino acid transporters

  • Endothelial amino acid transporters

  • Regulation of amino acid transport

  • Conclusion

  • Abbreviations

  • References