biochemical pharmacology


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biochemical pharmacology

[‚bī·ō‚kem·ə·kəl ‚fär·mə′käl·ə·jē]
(medicine)
The study of the effects of chemicals on biochemical reactions in living systems and the effects of these systems on the chemicals, that is, their metabolism.
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The research appears in Biochemical Pharmacology journal.
Before that, he served as head of Molecular Screening and Cellular Pharmacology Department, group leader of Biochemical Pharmacology and research scientist at Serono.
Boobis, a professor of biochemical pharmacology, and director of the Public Health England Toxicology Unit at Imperial College London, explains that the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Boobis, a professor of biochemical pharmacology, and director of the Public Health England Toxicology Unit at Imperial College London, explains that the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), a global treaty to protect human health and the environment from certain chemicals, which became effective in 2004, means that "very few chemicals in use today accumulate in the body".
The popular weight-loss drug orlistat appears to inhibit an enzyme that may result in damage to internal organs, according to researchers who published their findings online December 7, 2012 in the journal Biochemical Pharmacology.
Center for Biochemical Pharmacology, Experimental Pathology Group, U.
The scientists' 2009 article in Biochemical Pharmacology has details.
The scientific component goes into chemistry, biochemical pharmacology, and biology to give a basic understanding of drug actions, drug effects, and the user's response to them.
Formation and regional distribution of gamma-hydroxybutyric acid in mammalian brain, Biochemical Pharmacology (1970) 19:3013-3019.
This is where biochemical pharmacology plays a critical role.
In support of this last mechanism, an English study published in a recent issue of Biochemical Pharmacology demonstrated that certain compounds in food called flavonoids, including quercetin, which was recently identified in wine, can prevent the oxidation of LDL cholesterol.

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