By E. W. McChesney, C. D. Fitch (auth.), Wallace Peters M.D., DSc, FRCP, DTM & H, William H. G. Richards BSc, Ph. D. (eds.)
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Y) Uterus- Testis. Analyses of these organs (Table 3, lines 4-6, 14, 15) usually place them between muscle and heart in terms of affinities for CQ. b) Adrenal Gland. This organ, when analysed (see Table 3, lines 14-15; also GRUNDMANN et al. 1971, 1972a, 1972b), has invariably proved to have an affinity for CQ exceeding all other tissues, including spleen. A possible exception to this generalisation is the eye of pigmented rats; no direct comparison of these two organs seems to have been made. e) Skin.
1965 a), in rats receiving single 40-mg/kg oral doses (with killing 24 h later), the level found in this tissue was 61 ± 18 mg/kg. This close correlation emphasises the fact that the metabolism of CQ in the rat is governed by predictable and reproducible pharmacokinetic constants. cp) Bone. This tissue has customarily been ignored in the various rat experiments. " These authors analysed representative tissues of adult rats, and of one 8-day old rat, 30 min after the injection of 5 /lCi (3-[ 14 C])-CQ.
In all of these animals, except the one listed in line 19, the analyses were based on 14C content, but it may be assumed that at least 80% of the 14C was present in the form of unchanged CQ. Analysis by the methods available in 1946 (line 19) gave essentially the same distribution (see also, Table 4, line 21). It is of interest to note, in comparing the results in Table 4, lines 10 and 21 a, that in spite of the completely different dosage schedules and methods of analysis, the tissue-plasma ratios were remarkably similar.
Antimalarial Drug II: Current Antimalarial and New Drug Developments by E. W. McChesney, C. D. Fitch (auth.), Wallace Peters M.D., DSc, FRCP, DTM & H, William H. G. Richards BSc, Ph. D. (eds.)