endobiotic


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endobiotic

[¦en·dō·bī′äd·ik]
(ecology)
Referring to an organism living in the cells or tissues of ahost.
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Role of human aldehyde dehydrogenases in endobiotic and xenobiotic metabolism.
18) are a superfamily of multifunctional enzymes that detoxify endobiotic and xenobiotic compounds by conjugating glutathione (GSH) to a hydrophobic substrate.
2001) and it plays an important role in the disposition of endobiotic and xenobiotic compounds, protecting the body or certain tissues from exposure to toxic substrates (Jonker et al.