The Biochemistry of Drug Metabolism – An Introduction

  title={The Biochemistry of Drug Metabolism – An Introduction},
  author={Bernard Testa and Stefanie D. Kr{\"a}mer},
  journal={Chemistry \& Biodiversity},
  • B. Testa, S. Krämer
  • Published 1 October 2006
  • Biology, Medicine, Chemistry
  • Chemistry & Biodiversity
This paper reviews the general principles and concepts underlying Drug and Xenobiotic Metabolism. Its five Chapters deal with: 1.1. Drugs and Xenobiotics, 1.2. What are Drug Disposition and Metabolism?, 1.3. Where does Drug Metabolism Occur?, 1.4. Consequences of Drug Metabolism ‐‐ An Overview, and 1.5. Drug Metabolism and Drug Discovery. This review is the first of seven Parts which will be published at intervals. The subsequent Parts will cover: 2. Redox Reactions and Their Enzymes, 3… 
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