ADME 101: Drug Metabolism Studies – Metabolic Stability



November 12, 2020

Presented by SEKISUI XenoTech Technical Support Managers, Drs. Andrew G. Taylor and Chris Bohl

Metabolic stability influences the oral bioavailability and plasma half-life of a compound. Metabolic stability assays measure intrinsic clearance and determine the extent to which a drug will be metabolized. This study can be conducted in a variety of test systems, which is why it may also be referred to as a hepatocyte stability study, microsomal stability study, etc. This quick overview video discusses:
- Test systems for stability assays
- Stability study endpoints
- Example data in different species
- Considerations for those wanting to conduct stability studies

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About the Presenters:
Dr. Andrew G. Taylor received his Ph.D. from University of California San Diego. He joined SEKISUI XenoTech as a research scientist in 2017, serving as a Study Director in nonclinical drug interaction contract studies in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), OECD Principles of GLP, &/or Japan MOHW GLP Standards and specializing in drug transport and drug metabolism studies. He became the Technical Support Manager for services in 2020 and provides valuable guidance to ensure research needs are being met.

Dr. Chris Bohl received his PhD from the School of Biological Sciences from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and has been with SEKISUI XenoTech since 2014, first operating as a research scientist before becoming the Senior Manager of Technical Support for Products. Chris provides valuable guidance to scientists seeking to choose the correct test system, troubleshoot difficulties and much more.

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