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By Neil Kaplowitz, Laurie D. DeLeve

Epidemiological experiences have discovered that medicines at the moment are the most typical reason behind liver failure within the usa, and the prior decade has noticeable an explosion of recent details about the immunology, toxicology, and pharmacology of drug-induced liver illness. This expertly written moment version provides an in-depth dialogue of the hot advancements in drug-induced hepatotoxicity, protecting mechanisms, histopathology, administration, probability components, and styles of drug and toxin-induced liver sickness.

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Abbreviation: TCE, trichloroethylene. Source: From Ref. 55. 24 Guengerich Although the exact cause of the hepatotoxicity has not been firmly established, the covalent binding of troglitazone is considerable in model systems. P450 3A4 is involved in the pathways that can lead to electrophilic products (Fig. 11). One pathway (Fig. 11A) involves the formation of a quinone, a potent Michael acceptor capable of reacting with nucleophilic groups in proteins. The other pathway involves oxidation of the thiazolidinone ring (Fig.

American Chemical Society, 1984:945–1136. 67. Iyer R, Coles B, Raney KD, et al. DNA adduction by the potent carcinogen aflatoxin B1: mechanistic studies. J Am Chem Soc 1994; 116(5):1603–9. 68. Johnson WW, Guengerich FP. Reaction of aflatoxin B1 exo-8,9-epoxide with DNA: kinetic analysis of covalent binding and DNA-induced hydrolysis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 1997; 94(12):6121–5. 69. Johnson WW, Ueng Y-F, Mannervik B, et al. Conjugation of highly reactive aflatoxin B1 8,9-exoepoxide catalyzed by rat and human glutathione transferases: estimation of kinetic parameters.

LKM antibodies are found in patients. Whether these antibodies are causal in hepatitis is not established. See also chapter 7. Abbreviation: LKM, liver kidney microsomal. Source: From Ref. 52. extensively applied to drugs since the early 1970s. Although bioactivation may seem complex, the fundamentals are quite basic, even if the interpretation may not be straightforward. Seven principles are used to summarize this area (8): 1. The reactions are described by two basic types of chemistry. (a) The first is the reaction of an electrophile (E; formed from the drug) and a nucleophile (NucZprotein, DNA, or other component in the cell) EdC CNucdK/E 2.

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