enzyme induction


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enzyme induction

[′en‚zīm in′dək·shən]
(microbiology)
The process by which a microbial cell synthesizes an enzyme in response to the presence of a substrate or of a substance closely related to a substrate in the medium.
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Potential mechanisms of interactions include liver enzyme induction and displacement of AEDS from protein binding sites.
This study was designed to examine the association between smoking habits and monocyte AHH activity, and to investigate any possible age-associated difference in enzyme induction.
Sufficient evidence now indicates that nafcillin may cause clinically relevant hepatic enzyme induction.
Except for a study by Wolff and Toniolo (1995), who investigated associations with breast cancer, we are not aware of any other study that grouped PCBs based on the mechanism of enzyme induction.
Danshen had no effect on CYP1A2 protein expression after fourteen day treatment and confirmed that Danshen did not produce CYP1A2 enzyme induction in Sprague Dawley rat.
Biomarkers of exposure versus biomarkers of hepatic enzyme induction.
The use of the Company's immortalized cell lines permits standardization of CYP induction assays, facilitates comparison of historical data , and eliminates the problem of limited supply and organ donor variability that restrict the use of primary human liver cells for enzyme induction studies.
Talalay P, Fahey JW, Holtzelaw WD, Prestera T, Zhang Y (1995) Chemoprevention against cancer by phase II enzyme induction.
Because of its role in the degradation of amyloid beta peptides this enzyme induction of NEP by long term treatment with green tea extract may have a beneficial effect regarding the prevention of forming amyloid plaques.
Human placental cytochrome P450 and quinone reductase enzyme induction in relation to maternal smoking.
However, in calendar 2006, we assume XenoTech will begin penetrating the enzyme induction market by selling product for an assumed ASP of $600.