Standard Article

Determinants of Xenobiotic Transport at Biological Barriers

Handbook of Physiology, Reactions to Environmental Agents

  1. Michael J. Jackson,
  2. Victor H. Cohn

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp090125

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Jackson, M. J. and Cohn, V. H. 2011. Determinants of Xenobiotic Transport at Biological Barriers. Comprehensive Physiology. 397–418.

Author Information

  1. Departments of Physiology and Pharmacology, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D. C.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Transport at Simple Barriers
    • 1.1
      Nonselective Transport
    • 1.2
      Diffusion
    • 1.3
      Criteria for Diffusion
    • 1.4
      Determinants of Permeability
    • 1.5
      Unstirred Water Layers
    • 1.6
      Solvent Drag
    • 1.7
      Diffusive Transport of Weak Electrolytes
    • 1.8
      Selective Transport
  • 2
    Transport at Complex Barriers
  • 3
    Concluding Remarks