"Biotransformation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The chemical alteration of an exogenous substance by or in a biological system. The alteration may inactivate the compound or it may result in the production of an active metabolite of an inactive parent compound. The alterations may be divided into METABOLIC DETOXICATION, PHASE I and METABOLIC DETOXICATION, PHASE II.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Biotransformation" by people in Profiles.
Assessment of anaerobic toluene biodegradation activity by bssA transcript/gene ratios. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013 Sep; 79(17):5338-44.
Are sirtuins viable targets for improving healthspan and lifespan? Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2012 Jun 01; 11(6):443-61.
Metabolism of cisplatin to a nephrotoxin. Toxicology. 2009 Mar 29; 257(3):174-5; author reply 176-7.
Bacteroides xylanisolvens sp. nov., a xylan-degrading bacterium isolated from human faeces. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008 Apr; 58(Pt 4):1008-13.
Structural basis for dual functionality of isoflavonoid O-methyltransferases in the evolution of plant defense responses. Plant Cell. 2006 Dec; 18(12):3656-69.
Examining concentration-dependent toxicity of clozapine: role of therapeutic drug monitoring. J Psychiatr Pract. 2005 Sep; 11(5):289-301.
High pressure liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry characterization of the nephrotoxic biotransformation products of Cisplatin. Drug Metab Dispos. 2003 Jun; 31(6):705-13.
Aromatic hydroxylation in PBN spin trapping by hydroxyl radicals and cytochrome P-450. Free Radic Biol Med. 2000 Feb 01; 28(3):345-50.
Dimerization of resveratrol by the grapevine pathogen Botrytis cinerea. J Nat Prod. 2000 Jan; 63(1):29-33.
Biotransformation of resveratrol to piceid by Bacillus cereus. J Nat Prod. 1998 Oct; 61(10):1313-4.