Masato Chiba

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The ratio of drug levels in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) to plasma (CSF/plasma) at equilibrium has been viewed as in vivo free fraction (fp) in plasma [CSF/plasma = fp], if no active transport is involved in brain penetration. We determined the CSF/plasma level following oral administration in rats and in vitro rat plasma protein binding for 20 compounds that(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate whether in vivo drug distribution in brain in monkeys can be reconstructed by integrating four factors: protein expression levels of P-glycoprotein (P-gp)/multidrug resistance protein 1 at the blood-brain barrier (BBB), in vitro transport activity per P-gp molecule, and unbound drug fractions in plasma and brain. For(More)
A series of trans-3-oxospiro[(aza)isobenzofuran-1(3H),1'-cyclohexane]-4'-carboxamide derivatives were synthesized and profiled for NPY Y5 binding affinity, brain and CSF penetrability in rats, and susceptibility to human and mouse P-glycoprotein transporters in order to develop a PET ligand. Compound 12b exhibited an acceptable profile for a PET ligand, and(More)
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