Lipophilicity in Drug Action and Toxicology

edited by

Vladimir Pliska

Bernard Testa

Han van de Waterbeemd

Weinheim • New York • Basel • Cambridge • Tokyo

Series Editors:

Prof. Dr. Raimund Mannhold Biomedical Research Center Molecular Drug Research Group Heinrich-Heine-Universität Universitätsstraße 1 D-40225 Düsseldorf Germany

Volume editors: Prof. Dr. Vladimir Pliäka Department of Animal Science Swiss Federal Institute of Technology - ETH Zürich Tannenstr. 1 CH-8092 Zürich Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Hugo Kubinyi ZHVAV, A 30 BASF AG

D-67056 Ludwigshafen Germany

Prof. Dr. Bernard Testa University of Lausanne School of Pharmacy CH-1005 Lausanne Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Hendrik Timmerman Faculty of Chemistry Dept. of Pharmacochemistry Free University of Amsterdam De Boelelaan 1083 NL-1081 HV Amsterdam The Netherlands

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Han van de Waterbeemd

Hoffman-La Roche Ltd.

Pharma Research New Technologies

CH-4002 Basel


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