Biotransformation

In this process, a chemical is modified by a living organism in contrast to abiotic processes referred to earlier. The enzyme-mediated transformation of xenobiotics, frequently involving phase 1 and phase 2 reactions.

Biotransformation

Biotransformation is the chemical conversion of substances by living organisms or enzyme preparations.
Found on http://www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/medchem/ah.html

Biotransformation

Biotransformation is the chemical modification (or modifications) made by an organism on a chemical compound. If this modification ends in mineral compounds like CO2, NH4+, or H2O, the biotransformation is called mineralisation. Biotransformation means chemical alteration of chemicals such as (but not limited to) nutrients, amino acids, toxins, an...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biotransformation

biotransformation

<biochemistry> The series of chemical alterations of a compound (for example, a drug) which occur within the body, as by enzymatic activity. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

biotransformation

(bi″o-trans″for-ma´shәn) the series of chemical alterations of a compound (such as a drug) occurring within the body, as by enzymatic activity.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001

biotransformation

(from the article `poison`) Biotransformation, sometimes referred to as metabolism, is the structural modification of a chemical by enzymes in the body. Chemicals are ...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/67

biotransformation

biotransformation 1. The conversion of molecules from one form to another within an organism, often associated with change in pharmacologic activity; refers especially to drugs and other xenobiotics. Also, biodegradation.. 2. The change of one chemical into another while within a living organism. 3. The chemical alterations that a substance under...
Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/2173/

Biotransformation

Biotransformation is the chemical conversion of substances by living organisms or enzyme preparations.
Found on http://www.chemistry-dictionary.com/definition/biotransformation.php

Biotransformation

Conversion of a substance into other compounds by organisms; includes biodegredation.
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20094

biotransformation

the series of chemical alterations of a compound (e.g., a drug) which occur within the body, as by enzymatic activity.
Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio13.html

biotransformation

Type: Term Pronunciation: bī′ō-trans′fōr-mā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The conversion of molecules from one form to another within an organism, often associated with change (increase, decrease, or little change) in pharmacologic activity; refers especially to drugs and other xenobiotics. Synonyms: biodegradation...
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=10398
No exact match found