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any substance involved in metabolism (either as a product of metabolism or as necessary for metabolism)

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The vaccine effectively tracks the drug as it is metabolized, keeping the active breakdown products out of the brain, and that, I think, explains its success," coauthor Kim Janda said in a statement Monday.
After a record January creating more leads than ever to insurance providers, QuoteSearcher has launched a new breakdown product in partnership with 2gether Insurance.
Some of these breakdown products can also be found pre-formed in food; thus, measurements in urine do not show how much exposure was due to the parent pesticide compounds or the preformed breakdown product.
This means the body has difficulty getting rid of bilirubin which is a breakdown product of haemoglobin, the chemical in the red blood cells that carries oxygen.
We are not aware of any plastics that yield dioxin as a breakdown product, absolutely none," adds Kristina Paquette of the FDA's Office of Food Additive Safety in College Park, Maryland.
Furthermore, twice the level of dichlordiphenylethylene (DDE, metabolic breakdown product of DDT) that is claimed to cause reduced duration of lactation in humans has no adverse affect on lactation in rats (3).
The study showed that the plant chemical allyl-isothiocyanate, a breakdown product of sinigrin, a chemical compound found in brassica vegetables, appeared to selectively target colon tumour cells in laboratory work.
A second study published in Environmental Science and Technology found that plastic resin pellets--the raw ingredient in plastics manufacturing--in the ocean rapidly absorb PCBs (previously used in electrical products), DDE (a breakdown product of the pesticide DDT), and other toxic pollutants from ambient seawater.
Broccoli florets and young seedlings are rich sources of glucoraphanin and its breakdown product sulforaphane, which helps protect mammals against cancer.
Some researchers have also reportedly developed a test to detect if a woman's immune system is sensitive to silica, a constituent of silicone breast implants and reportedly a breakdown product of silicone gel.
DDE, the first stable breakdown product of DDT, occurred in 100 percent of the samples, with an average level of 4.
During the press conference, no mention was made of styrene's potential carcinogenicity, nor was there any mention of a relationship between polystyrene and BPA, although one of the researchers did cite BPA as a potential breakdown product of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic.
Researchers identified a DNA variant more common in women with lower levels of a particular oestrogen breakdown product.
1 micrograms per mil of a breakdown product of the drug and 0.
AITC is a breakdown product of sinigrin, a chemical compound found in such brassica vegetables as mustard, cabbage, horseradish, cauliflower, sprouts, swede, kale and wasabi.