Pharmacogenetics Of Metabolizing Enzymes Cyp450 And Drug Transporter Genes

The cytochrome P450 (CYP450) enzyme system is involved in various metabolic and bio-synthetic processes and constitutes a superfamily of heme enzymes found in most organisms (i.e., bacteria to humans). These enzymes are estimated to account for the biotransformation of approximately 60% of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States. A few representative examples are discussed in the following, and additional details on some of these examples (and others) are contained in later chapters.

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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