detoxification

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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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The liver plays a central role in the disposition and detoxication of xenobiotic and natural chemicals including drugs, dietary supplements, food additives, and food contaminants.
Besides, detoxication and oxidative stress markers (antioxidant enzymes, lipid peroxidation) were measured in liver, gills and kidney.
I suspect that some of the initial stressors that depleted glutathione were still present in these patients after this treatment, and that additional stressors in the form of pathogens and toxins likely accumulated during their illness, owing to the dysfunction of both the immune system and the detoxication system as a result of the disruption of the sulfur metabolism caused by the pathogenic mechanism described by the GD-MCB hypothesis.
El-saidy DMS and MMA Gaber Use of cottonseed meal supplemented with iron for detoxication of gossypol as a total replacement of fishmeal in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus (L) diets.
In MEA and peat mixed substrata (especially 1:20) the processes of biodegradation and detoxication of pollutants run successfully.
Medical treatment included elimination of urolithiasis, antibacterial therapy combined with uroantiseptics; infusion, detoxication and vitamin therapy were performed also.
Induction of cytochrome P450 and/ or detoxication enzymes by various extracts of rosemary: description of specific patterns.
Comparison of activation and detoxication mechanisms in rodents and in humans.
This detoxication fight should react to every negative action and should last for a lifetime.
Host-plant adaptation in fall armyworm hoststrains: comparison of food consumption, utilization, and detoxication enzyme activities.
Throughout phase I detoxication structurally diversified chemicals are, with cytochrome P450 mono-oxygenase system, oxidated into their metabolically activated forms.