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A systematic review of published physiologically-based kinetic models and an assessment of their chemical space coverage

Thompson, C, Firman, JW, Goldsmith, M, Grulke, C, Tan, Y-M, Paini, A, Penson, P, Sayre, R, Webb, S and Madden, JC (2021) A systematic review of published physiologically-based kinetic models and an assessment of their chemical space coverage. Alternatives to Laboratory Animals, 49 (5). pp. 197-208. ISSN 0261-1929

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Across multiple sectors, including food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries, there is a need to predict the potential effects of xenobiotics. These effects are determined by the intrinsic ability of the substance, or its derivatives, to interact with the biological system, and its concentration-time profile at the target site. Physiologically-based kinetic (PBK) models can predict organ-level concentration-time profiles, however, the models are time and resource intensive to generate de novo. Read-across is an approach used to reduce or replace animal testing, wherein information from a data-rich chemical is used to make predictions for a data-poor chemical. The recent increase in published PBK models presents the opportunity to use a read-across approach for PBK modelling, i.e. to use PBK model information from one chemical to inform the development or evaluation of a PBK model for a similar chemical. Essential to this process, is identifying for which chemicals a PBK model already exists. Herein, the results of a systematic review of existing PBK models, compliant with Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses (PRISMA) format, are presented. Model information including species, sex, life-stage, route of administration, software platform used and availability of model equations was captured for 7,541 PBK models. Chemical information (identifiers and physico-chemical properties) has also been recorded for 1,150 unique chemicals associated with these models. This PBK model dataset has been made readily accessible, as a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet, providing a valuable resource, for those developing, using or evaluating PBK models in industry, academia and the regulatory sectors.

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Additional Information: Thompson CV, Firman JW, Goldsmith MR, et al. A Systematic Review of Published Physiologically-based Kinetic Models and an Assessment of their Chemical Space Coverage. Alternatives to Laboratory Animals. 2021;49(5):197-208. Copyright © 2021 The Author(s) doi:10.1177/02611929211060264
Uncontrolled Keywords: 0707 Veterinary Sciences
Subjects: R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Divisions: Pharmacy & Biomolecular Sciences
Publisher: Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments (FRAME)
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2021 16:06
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2022 16:15
DOI or ID number: 10.1177/02611929211060264
URI: https://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/15634
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