Relating Membrane Receptors to Drugs

  • Arnold M. Katz
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 121)


Comparison of the interactions of propranolol, nimodipine, and amiodarone with membrane lipids, and the duration of their pharmacological effects suggests that the pharmacokinetics of a drug may be partly determined by its location within the phospholipid bilayer.


Calcium Channel Antagonist Membrane Bilayer High Partition Coefficient Cardiac Drug Dihydropyridine Calcium Channel Antagonist 
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