Assessment of reactive metabolites in drug-induced liver injury

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Title
Assessment of reactive metabolites in drug-induced liver injury
Author(s)
K S Lee; Soo Jin Oh; H M Kim; K H Lee; S K Kim
Bibliographic Citation
Archives of Pharmacal Research, vol. 34, no. 11, pp. 1879-1886
Publication Year
2011
Abstract
The aim of the current review is to summarize present methods used for the determination of reactive metabolites, which can predict drug-induced liver injury (DILI) in drug discovery and development. DILI is one of the most frequent reasons for the withdrawal of an approved drug from the market, and it accounts for up to 50% of acute liver failure cases. This review is structured into three sections. The first section is a general overview of the relationship between drug metabolism and liver injury. The second section introduces in vitro methods for the assessment of reactive metabolites for drug discovery and development. In the third section, limitations and future directions for the development of methods for predicting DILI are described.
Keyword
Acyl glucuronideDrug metabolismDrug-induced liver injuryMechanism-based inhibitionReactive metabolites
ISSN
0253-6269
Publisher
Pharmaceutical Soc Korea
DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12272-011-1108-x
Type
Article
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