Overview of Determination of Biopharmaceutical Properties for Development Candidate Selection

Mehran Yazdanian1

1 Pharmaceutical Development, Teva Global R&D, West Chester, Pennsylvania
Publication Name:  Current Protocols in Pharmacology
Unit Number:  Unit 9.17
DOI:  10.1002/0471141755.ph0917s60
Online Posting Date:  March, 2013
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Abstract

The physicochemical and biopharmaceutical properties of putative drug molecules impact their performance in both in vitro and in vivo studies. The design and selection of molecules with drug‐like properties assists in the selection of drug candidates with a higher probability of success in the development process. Described in this overview are commonly used approaches for measuring compound solubility, permeability, and partitioning in drug discovery and development. The utility of these methods in the drug discovery process and product development is discussed. The evaluation of crystallinity and physicochemical stability in relation to biopharmaceutical properties and in assessing the potential for successful development are also discussed. Curr. Protoc. Pharmacol. 60:9.17.1‐9.17.8. © 2013 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Keywords: biopharmaceutics; solubility; permeability; partitioning

     
 
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  • Introduction
  • Methodologies
  • Discussion and Summary
  • Literature Cited
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