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detoxification

[dē‚täk·sə·fə′kā ·shən]
(biochemistry)
The act or process of removing a poison or the toxic properties of a substance in the body.
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2006, "Altration of hepatic cells glocuse metabolism as non- cholinergic detoxication mechanism in counteracting diazinon induced oxidative stress," J.
AGE-RELATED DIFFERENCES IN DETOXICATION AND ACUTE TOXICITY LEVELS
In the detoxication of toxic chemicals, the oxidative reactions of phase 1 result in the formation of metabolites that subsequently undergo conjugation in phase 2, through the action of epoxide hydrolase, glutathione transferase, UDP-glucoronyl transferase, etc.
20 Hospitalization if dangerous 21 Medication supply not lethal 22 Notification if patient left against medical advice 23 Report if child abuse 24 Detoxication if substance abuse 25 Follow-up arrangements if given antidepressants or antipsychotic medication 26 Follow-up arrangements appropriate
Detoxication of metals by marine bivalves: an ultrastructural and biochemical study of the compartmentation of copper and zinc in the oyster Ostrea edulis.
The dysfunction of the detoxication system and the immune system that results from this combination allows toxins and infections to accumulate over time, which increasingly produce effects of their own.
The presence of high-affinity AHR decreases the amount of exposure of offspring to coplanar congeners via inducible P450-mediated detoxication pathways (Nebert et al.
Decrease in plasma glucose concentrations may be due to increased or enhanced response of the toads to the stress induced behavioural changes of the pesticide [36] or to meet up increasing demand of detoxication of the offending toxicants [15].
Glutathione transferases: a possible role in the detoxication and repair of DNA and lipid hydroperoxides.
The different MAPEG members display distinct or overlapping physiological functions, including reduction of lipid hydroperoxides (glutathione peroxidase), detoxication of reactive electrophiles (glutathione transferase), and production of leukotrienes and prostaglandin E (Schmidt-Krey et al.
Host-plant adaptation in fall armyworm host strains: comparison of food consumption, utilization, and detoxication enzyme activities.
THE ROLE OF DETOXICATION ENZYMES IN THE AGE-RELATED TOXICITY DIFFERENCES OF ORGANOPHOSPHATE INSECTICIDES