15. Chemical Defense and Exploitation. Biotransformation of Xenobiotics by Cytochrome P450 Enzymes

  1. Astrid Sigel2,
  2. Helmut Sigel2 and
  3. Roland K. O. Sigel3
  1. Elizabeth M. J. Gillam and
  2. Dominic J. B. Hunter

Published Online: 11 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470028155.ch15

The Ubiquitous Roles of Cytochrome P450 Proteins, Volume 3

The Ubiquitous Roles of Cytochrome P450 Proteins, Volume 3

How to Cite

Gillam, E. M. J. and Hunter, D. J. B. (2007) Chemical Defense and Exploitation. Biotransformation of Xenobiotics by Cytochrome P450 Enzymes, in The Ubiquitous Roles of Cytochrome P450 Proteins, Volume 3 (eds A. Sigel, H. Sigel and R. K. O. Sigel), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470028155.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, University of Basel, Spitalstrasse 51, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland

  2. 3

    Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Zürich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Brisbane, Qld 4072, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 23 MAR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470016725

Online ISBN: 9780470028155

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Keywords:

  • chemical defense P450 systems;
  • non-mammalian vertebrates;
  • P450-mediated chemical defense;
  • cytochrome P450 enzyme xenobiotic metabolism;
  • P450s xenobiotic biotransformation;
  • phytopathogenic fungi defense;
  • bacterial systems for bioremediation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction. Chemical Defense

  • P450 Systems Involved in Chemical Defense

  • Common Themes

  • Industrial Applications of P450 Systems for Xenobiotic Decomposition

  • Conclusions and Future Prospects

  • Acknowledgments

  • Abbreviations

  • References