Affinity and Efficacy:The Components of Drug-Receptor by Frederick J Ehlert

By Frederick J Ehlert

The interplay of a drug with a receptor generates a code of knowledge having parts of affinity and efficacy. How this knowledge is translated right into a reaction is determined by the original cells, tissue, organ or procedure during which the receptor is living. This booklet describes how you can study a number of responses to estimate the affinity and efficacy parts of the preliminary drug–receptor interplay. extra in particular, it describes how you can degree the affinity and efficacy of gear in the course of the research of unmarried receptor task, the activation kingdom of a inhabitants of receptors, and responses downstream from receptor activation. extra mild is thrown on ligand-gated ion channels and G protein-coupled receptors during this book.

The issues mentioned comprise radioligand binding, estimation of agonist affinity and efficacy, aggressive antagonism, inverse agonism, allosteric agonists and modulators, agonist bias, modulation of pathway selectivity, and the estimation of ligand affinity for energetic and inactive receptor states. The usual heritage and constitution of ligand-gated ion channels, G proteins, and G protein-coupled receptors also are discussed.

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