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Title: Transport of thalidomide by the human intestinal Caco-2 monolayers
Authors: Zhou, S. 
Li, Y.
Kestell, P.
Schafer, P.
Chan, E. 
Paxton, J.W.
Keywords: Caco-2
Issue Date: Jan-2005
Citation: Zhou, S.,Li, Y.,Kestell, P.,Schafer, P.,Chan, E.,Paxton, J.W. (2005-01). Transport of thalidomide by the human intestinal Caco-2 monolayers. European Journal of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics 30 (1-2) : 49-61. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Studies in patients have indicated that the oral absorption of thalidomide is considerably variable at high doses (>200 mg/day). The aim of this study was to investigate the transport of racemic thalidomide using human colon cancer cell line (Caco-2) monolayers, which have been widely used to investigate drug permeability. A typical 21-day protocol was used to prepare Caco-2 monolayers. Thalidomide was determined by a validated high performance liquid chromatography method with ultraviolet detection. The integrity of Caco-2 monolayer was confirmed when the transepithelial electrical resistance (TEER) exceeded 300 Ω · cm2, and the leakage of 14C-manitol was
Source Title: European Journal of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics
ISSN: 03787966
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