cytochrome P450 A family of cytochromes which are involved in the detoxication system of the body (phase I metabolism). They act on a wide variety of (potentially toxic) compounds, both endogenous metabolites and foreign compounds (xenobiotics), rendering them more water‐soluble, and more readily conjugated for excretion in the urine.
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