Pyne, Nigel J and Pyne, Susan (2011) Selectivity and specificity of sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor ligands : "off-targets" or complex pharmacology? Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2.Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
A recent perspective published in Frontiers of Pharmacology by Salomone and Waeber (2011) discussed the selectivity and specificity of sphingosine 1-phosphate (S1P) receptor ligands. This perspective surveyed the use of various S1P receptor ligands and attempted to reconcile a number of inconsistencies in the predicted biological outcomes: these were interpreted as "off-target" effects. Therefore the perspective cautioned against the use of these S1P receptor ligands. Here we highlight the complex pharmacology of S1P receptors, which along with "inside-out" signaling might provide an alternative explanation for "off-target" effects.
|Keywords:||sphingosine 1-phosphate, S1P, receptor ligands, pharmacology , Therapeutics. Pharmacology, Pharmacology (medical), Pharmacology|
|Subjects:||Medicine > Therapeutics. Pharmacology|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||28 Jul 2011 15:41|
|Last modified:||14 Oct 2016 02:28|