Drug transporters in HIV Therapy.

@article{Kim2003DrugTI,
  title={Drug transporters in HIV Therapy.},
  author={Richard B Kim},
  journal={Topics in HIV medicine : a publication of the International AIDS Society, USA},
  year={2003},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={136-9}
}
  • Richard B Kim
  • Published 2003 in
    Topics in HIV medicine : a publication of the…
Drug transporter proteins play a crucial role in drug disposition. The P-glycoprotein drug efflux transporter is a determinant of oral bioavailability and central nervous system (CNS) penetration of protease inhibitors (PIs), and may affect drug penetration to other tissue compartments that can serve as sanctuaries for HIV. Potent and selective inhibitors of P-glycoprotein can dramatically increase PI CNS penetration. Polymorphisms in the MDR1 gene regulating P-glycoprotein expression are… CONTINUE READING

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