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What is Allometric Scaling and How Does it Support Drug Development?

November 06, 2019 / KERI HAMILTON

There are many aspects of drug development that must be understood before a drug can be tested in humans. Nonclinical studies are conducted to understand the safety (i.e., toxicity and safety pharmacology) of drug candidates and to provide critical pharmacokinetic (PK) information, including insights into the drug’s absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion (ADME) properties.