NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,545 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- cytochrome P450 enzyme system
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- A group of enzymes involved in drug metabolism and found in high levels in the liver. These enzymes change many drugs, including anticancer drugs, into less toxic forms that are easier for the body to excrete.