hepatotoxin


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hepatotoxin

[¦hep·əd·ō′täk·sən]
(pharmacology)
An agent capable of damaging the liver.
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As it is known, carbon tetrachloride that is converted with the cytochrome P-450 in free radicals and electrophilic intermediates is aggressive hepatotoxin.
Toxicity of microcystin-LR, a cyclic heptapeptide hepatotoxin from Microcystis aeruginosa, to rats and mice.
IRIS, HIV-related opportunistic infections, and other hepatotoxins (e.
It is evident that several phytoconstituents have the ability to induce microsomal enzymes either by accelerating the excretion of hepatotoxin or by inhibition of lipid peroxidation induced by it (10).
1 mL of silymarine solution (100 [micro]g/mL) followed by respective hepatotoxin.
At the same time the birds and fishes that inhabited the lake died, probably affected by microcystin, hepatotoxin that some strains of Miycrocyistis produce.
Mechanisms offormation ofprotein-arylating intermediates from amodiaquine, a myelotoxin and hepatotoxin in man.
An integrated metabonomic approach to describe temporal metabolic disregulation induced in the rat by the model hepatotoxin allyl formate.
The liver is an organ with diverse functions; hepatoprotective activity of drug would be based on his ability to reduce hepatic damages or preserve architecture and physiological functions of liver after exposure to hepatotoxin.