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www.merckmanuals.com/home/drugs/administration-and-kinetics-of-drugs/drug-metabolism

Some drugs are chemically altered by the body (metabolized). The substances that result from metabolism (metabolites) may be inactive, or they may be similar  ...

www.merckmanuals.com/professional/clinical-pharmacology/pharmacokinetics/drug-metabolism

Drugs can be metabolized by oxidation, reduction, hydrolysis, hydration, conjugation, condensation, or isomerization; whatever the process, the goal is to make the ...

www.news-medical.net/health/Drug-Metabolism.aspx

Feb 27, 2019 ... Drug metabolism is the term used to describe the biotransformation of pharmaceutical substances in the body so that they can be eliminated ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK442023

Nov 17, 2020 ... Most drugs undergo chemical alteration by various bodily systems as a way to create compounds that are more easily excreted from the body.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_metabolism

Drug metabolism is the metabolic breakdown of drugs by living organisms, usually through specialized enzymatic systems. More generally, xenobiotic ...

www.sciencedirect.com/topics/biochemistry-genetics-and-molecular-biology/drug-metabolism

The function of drug metabolism is to convert a molecule that can cross biological membranes into one that is cleared in the urine. Each progressive metabolic step  ...

www.msdmanuals.com/professional/clinical-pharmacology/pharmacokinetics/drug-metabolism

Drugs can be metabolized by oxidation, reduction, hydrolysis, hydration, conjugation, condensation, or isomerization; whatever the process, the goal is to make the ...

www.pharmacologyeducation.org/pharmacology/drug-metabolism

Drug metabolizing enzymes have evolved primarily as a defense against non- medical chemicals taken up from the environment. They are therefore expressed  ...

www.aegislabs.com/metabolism

A central aspect of pharmacokinetics (what the body does to a drug) is drug metabolism, defined as the process by which drugs are altered to facilitate their ...

www.nature.com/articles/nrd4581

Apr 24, 2015 ... Box 1: The many implications of drug metabolism. Categories of drugs with respect to their metabolic behaviour. 'Soft drugs' have — or are ...