Biotransformations of Drugs and Chemicals
Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
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Reviews in Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine
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Ortiz de Montellano, P. R. 2006. Biotransformations of Drugs and Chemicals. Reviews in Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine. .
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
Drug and xenobiotic metabolism converts the lipophilic compounds that can be absorbed into the body into polar, excretable products, thus preventing their accumulation, but also sometimes forms more toxic products.