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Sodium and potassium) use this pathway, but their movement is regulated by speciﬁc channels with a gating mechanism (a ﬂap of protein that opens brieﬂy to allow ion movement and then closes). The third pathway involves carrier proteins that transport molecules from one side of the cell membrane to the other. All of the carrier proteins are selective in the substances they transport; a drug’s chemical structure determines which carrier will transport it. indd 19 Excretion (eg, kidney, expired air, sweat, feces) Mechanisms Once absorbed into the body, drugs are transported to and from target cells by passive diﬀusion, facilitated diﬀusion, and active transport.
Receptors are dynamic cellular components that can be synthesized by body cells and altered by endogenous substances and exogenous drugs. For example, prolonged stimulation of body cells with an excitatory agonist usually reduces the number or sensitivity of receptors. As a result, the cell becomes less responsive to the agonist (a process called receptor desensitization or down-regulation). Prolonged inhibition of normal cellular functions with an antagonist may increase receptor number or sensitivity.
The cytoplasm surrounds the nucleus and contains the working units of the cell. The cytosol, the clear ﬂuid portion of the cytoplasm, contains dissolved proteins, electrolytes, and glucose. The endoplasmic reticulum (ER) contains ribosomes, which synthesize proteins, including enzymes that synthesize glycogen, triglycerides, and steroids and those that metabolize drugs and other chemicals. The ER is also important in the production of hormones by glandular cells and the production of plasma proteins by liver cells.