4. Aquatic P450 Species

  1. Astrid Sigel2,
  2. Helmut Sigel2 and
  3. Roland K. O. Sigel3
  1. Mark J. Snyder

Published Online: 11 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470028155.ch4

The Ubiquitous Roles of Cytochrome P450 Proteins, Volume 3

The Ubiquitous Roles of Cytochrome P450 Proteins, Volume 3

How to Cite

Snyder, M. J. (2007) Aquatic P450 Species, 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.ch4

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. Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of California at San Francisco, Kenwood, CA 95452, USA

  1. This review is dedicated to the memory of Eva P. Mulder.

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470016725

Online ISBN: 9780470028155



  • aquatic P450 species;
  • Cytochrome P450 Nomenclature Committee;
  • fish P450 biochemistry and molecular biology;
  • aquatic invertebrates - P450 activities;
  • ‘one-electron oxidation or transfer’ problem;
  • aquatic P450 gene families identified;
  • CYP6-related P450 families;
  • mammal P450 families


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction. ‘P450s Under the Surface’

  • Diversity of Aquatic Species

  • P450 Activities in Aquatic Invertebrates

  • Aquatic P450 Gene Families Identified

  • How Can We Use Information About P450s in Aquatic Species?

  • Conclusions and Outlook

  • Acknowledgments

  • Abbreviations

  • References