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Descriptor English:   Biotransformation 
Descriptor Spanish:   Biotransformación 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Biotransformação 
Tree Number:   G03.171
G03.787.225
G07.690.725.225
Definition English:   The chemical alteration of an exogenous substance by or in a biological system. The alteration may inactivate the compound or it may result in the production of an active metabolite of an inactive parent compound. The alterations may be divided into METABOLIC DETOXICATION, PHASE I and METABOLIC DETOXICATION, PHASE II. 
Indexing Annotation English:   restrict to chemical changes of exogenous substances; IM general only; coordinate NIM with specific drug /pharmacokin (IM) or /metab; do not confuse with BIODEGRADATION, ENVIRONMENTAL
History Note English:   70(66) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
DE drug effects GE genetics
IM immunology PH physiology
RE radiation effects  
Record Number:   23169 
Unique Identifier:   D001711 

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