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(biochemistry) a class of hemoprotein whose principal biological function is electron transfer (especially in cellular respiration)

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Astex was the first group in the world to successfully determine the 3-dimensional crystal structure of a human cytochrome P450 enzyme and has a number of granted patent in the UK, Europe and in the United States including:
This article examines alcohol metabolism in the liver by the enzyme cytochrome P450 2E1 (CYP2E1) and the role of this enzyme in creating a harmful condition known as oxidative stress.
Doxorubicin treatment in vivo causes cytochrome c releae and cardiomyocyte apoptosis, as well as increased mitochondrial efficiency superoxide dismutase activity and Bcl-2: Bax Ratio 1.
Cytochrome P450 2D6 is one of the isoforms of the cytochrome P450 enzyme family.
25), and the cytochrome b gene was amplified and sequenced as described previously for cotton rat identification (22,26).
Cytochrome c oxidase, the terminal oxidase in the respiratory chain, reduces oxygen to water through electron and proton transfer.
Our discovery of the third member of this family of cytochrome P450s gives us an exclusive advantage to develop CYP26 specific and pan inhibitors for a wide range of potential applications", stated Dr.
Resolution of this dilemma is apparent in the finding of a mitochondrial soluble reduced cytochrome c peroxidase (CCP) in H.
The impact of this macromolecular crowding on the electrochemical behavior of native cytochrome c and a macromolecule-induced partially folded form of cytochrome c has been studied using cyclic voltammetry.
The work builds on one of the human liver's principal drug-metabolizing enzymes, cytochrome P450 monooxygenase.
Serious cardiac arrhythmias including ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, torsades de pointes, and Q-T prolongation have been reported in patients taking cisapride with other drugs that inhibit the cytochrome P450-3A4 hepatic enzyme.
Cyterix is developing novel cancer therapeutics based on a prodrug approach that targets extra-hepatic cytochrome P450 enzymes that are over-expressed in many cancers to a high frequency, but not in normal tissues.
After PB treatment, the activities of cytochrome p-450 (CP), aniline hydroxylase (AH), acetanilide hydroxylase (AAH), benzphatamine demethylase (BD), aminopyrine demethylase (APD) and N.
The in vitro induction potential of the extracts was tested in freshly isolated human hepatocytes from 3 donors as influence on the catalytic activity of five cytochrome P450 isoenzymes, namely 1A2, 2B6, 2C9, 2E1, and 3A4 on the respective marker substrates.
KEY WORDS: Abuse, and dependence; alcoholic liver disease; alcoholic fatty liver; ethanol metabolism; ethanol metabolite; cultured cells; recombinant cell lines; hepatocyte; alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH); acetaldehyde; cytochrome P450 2E1