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Biotransformation MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Biotransformation
Tree Number(s)
G03.171
G03.787.225
G07.690.725.225
Unique ID
D001711
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001711
Annotation
restrict to chemical changes of exogenous substances; IM general only; coordinate NIM with specific drug /‌pharmacokin (IM) or /‌metab; do not confuse with BIODEGRADATION, ENVIRONMENTAL
Scope Note
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.
Public MeSH Note
70
History Note
70(66)
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/01
Biotransformation Preferred
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