Drug/Posions for Block 1

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rtolly
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Drug/Posions for Block 1
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2013-01-22 12:07:54
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Only a few main drugs and posions to know for cell biology in Block 1
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  1. Characteristics of which drug/posion:

    NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug)
    Irreversibly inhibit cyclooxygenase
    Prevents arachidonate from becoming prostaglandins
    Dissipates effects of myocardial infarction
    Inhibits platelet aggregation
    Decrease pain
    Decrease fever
    General anti-inflammatory
    Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid)
  2. Characteristics of which drug/posion:

    Cardiac glycosides
    Na/K
    ATPase blocker
    Elevate intracellular Na levels in cardiac myocytes
    Affects Na/Ca exchanger
    Increase intracellular Ca--->more Ca released
    Used in congestive heart failure
    Digitoxin
  3. Characteristics of which drug/posion:

    Inhibits enzyme DD-transpeptidase = cross-link formation
    Targets cell wall
    Prevents cell wall synthesis and bacterial growth
    Blocks cross-linking of peptidoglycan
    Penicillin
  4. Characteristics of which drug/posion:

    Specific inhibitor
    Competes for K binding site in Na/K pump
    Oubain
  5. Characteristics of which drug/posion:
    NSAID
    Reversibly inhibits cyclooxygenase
    Prevents arachidonate from becoming prostaglandins
    Decreases pain
    Treats rheumatoid arthritis
    Treats osteoarthritis
    Ibuprofen
  6. Characteristics of which drug/posion:
    Cardiac glycosides
    Na/K
    ATPase blocker
    Elevate intracellular Na levels in cardiac myocytes
    Affects Na/Ca exchanger
    Increase intracellular Ca à more Ca released
    Used in congestive heart failure
    Digoxin

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