joseph at valis.biocad.COM (Joseph Truitt) writes:
>In message <Btouxp.KxF at gate.demon.co.uk>,
>James Petts <visigoth.demon.co.uk!pettsj> writes:
>>I am looking for software to do pharmacokinetic modelling, preferably for
>>the Mac, but Un*x s/w would be acceptable too. Any suggestions would be
>>most appreciated. E-mail or postings are fine.
>----- begin forwarded message from Dale Mehl of BioCAD -----
>You might be interested in Catalyst, BioCAD's drug discovery software
>Catalyst is used to speed the drug discovery process. It provides a
>means for conceptualizing ligand-receptor relationships in 3D and is an
>effective tool for designing new biologically active molecules.
What this shows is that BioCad has no idea what pharmacokinetics means!
PK is not ligand binding and molecular modelling.
For the record a simple definition:
PK is what the body does to the drug (absorption, distribution, elimination)
PD is what the drug does to the body (drug effects)
Nick Holford, Dept Pharmacology & Clinical Pharmacology
University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
INTERNET: n.holford at aukuni.ac.nz