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  • A Seelig
  • 1998
P-glycoprotein actively transports a wide variety of chemically diverse compounds out of the cell. Based on a comparison of a hundred compounds previously tested as P-glycoprotein substrates, we suggest that a set of well-defined structural elements is required for an interaction with P-glycoprotein. The recognition elements are formed by two (type I unit)(More)
The air-water partition coefficients, K(aw), highly correlated with the corresponding lipid-water partition coefficients, K(lw), and the critical micelle concentrations, CMC, were measured for 11 compounds for which the kinetic parameters of P-glycoprotein ATPase activation (Michaelis-Menten constant, K(m), and maximal velocity, V(max)) had been determined(More)
Talin, an actin-binding protein, is assumed to anchor at the membrane via an intrinsic amino acid sequence. Three N-terminal talin fragments, 21-39 (S19), 287-304 (H18), and 385-406 (H17) have been proposed as potential membrane anchors. The interaction of the corresponding synthetic peptides with lipid model systems was investigated with CD spectroscopy,(More)
The ordering of the hydrocarbon chains and the rates of lipid motion are two independent parameters characterizing the structure and the dynamics, respectively, of a bilayer membrane. In this work, deuterium magnetic resonance has been used to elucidate the influence of a single cis double bond on the hydrocarbon chain ordering of a phospholipid bilayer.(More)
  • A Seelig
  • 1998
P-glycoprotein actively transports a wide variety of chemically diverse compounds out of the cell. Based on a comparison of 100 compounds previously tested as P-glycoprotein substrates we suggest that a set of well-defined structural elements is required for an interaction with P-glycoprotein. The recognition elements are formed by 2 (type I unit) or 3(More)
OBJECTIVES It has recently been suggested that substrate recognition patterns for human P-glycoprotein encoded by mdr1 consist of two electron donor groups with a spatial separation of 2.5 +/- 0.3 A (type I units) or three electron donor groups with a spatial separation of the two outer groups of 4.6 +/- 0.6 A (type II units) [Seelig 1998]. Since P-gp and(More)
Noncharged detergents are used as excipients in drug formulations. Until recently, they were considered as inert compounds, enhancing drug absorption essentially by improving drug solubility. However, many detergents insert into lipid membranes, although to different extents, and change the lateral packing density of membranes at high concentrations.(More)
A single-site modification of paclitaxel analogs at the C10 position on the baccatin III core that reduces interaction with P-glycoprotein in bovine brain microvessel endothelial cells is described. Modification and derivatization of the C10 position were carried out using a substrate controlled hydride addition to a key C9 and C10 diketone intermediate.(More)