Chapter 8. Drug–Membrane Interactions: Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Therapeutic and Toxic Effects of Drugs

  1. Prof. Bruno Pignataro
  1. Marlene Lúcio,
  2. José L. F. C. Lima and
  3. Salette Reis

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630516.ch8

Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Where Chemistry Meets Life

Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Where Chemistry Meets Life

How to Cite

Lúcio, M., Lima, J. L. F. C. and Reis, S. (2010) Drug–Membrane Interactions: Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Therapeutic and Toxic Effects of Drugs, in Ideas in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences: Where Chemistry Meets Life (ed B. Pignataro), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630516.ch8

Editor Information

  1. University of Palermo, Department of Physical Chemistry, Viale delle Scienze, 90128 Palermo, Italy

Author Information

  1. Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Farmácia, Requimte, Serviço de, Química-Física, Rua Aníbal Cunha, 164, Porto 4099-030, Portugal

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 24 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527325412

Online ISBN: 9783527630516

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Keywords:

  • drug-membrane interactions;
  • membrane model systems;
  • membrane biophysics;
  • NSAIDs;
  • multidrug resistance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Biological Membranes

  • Drug–Membrane Interactions

  • Analysis and Quantification of Drug–Membrane Interactions

  • Drug–Membrane Interactions Applied to the Study of Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)

  • Conclusions and Future Research Directions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References