Xenobiotic conjugation systems in deer compared with cattle and rat.


The ability of cattle and deer liver to catalyse xenobiotic conjugation reactions was investigated and compared with that of the rat. Marked differences in the activity of these enzymes were noted between the domestic animals and rats. Hepatic microsomal epoxide hydrolase activity in cattle and deer, determined using benzo[a]pyrene 4,5-oxide as substrate… (More)