Specifically, a dramatic increase in species of Bifidobacterium was observed, including some known to metabolize
This change is the result of the fact that certain people metabolize
codeine and tramadol differently.
The hepatic cytochromes P450 (CYP) are a multigene family of enzymes that metabolize
many drugs and carcinogens.
Mice lacking the ability to metabolize
fructose don't gain nearly as much weight as normal mice do, researchers report September 10 in Nature Communications.
Washington, February 20 ( ANI ): The ability to metabolize
ethanol - the alcohol in beer, wine and spirits - might have originated in the common ancestor of chimpanzees, gorillas and humans roughly 10 million years ago, perhaps when this ancestor became more terrestrial and started eating fruits fermenting on the ground, according to scientists.
inorganic arsenic by a series of methylation reactions, first into methylarsonic acid (MMA) and then into dimethylarsinic acid (DMA), both of which are excreted in urine.
Two slices metabolize
into the blood sugar equivalent of eight teaspoons of table sugar.
Their effectiveness and side effects can vary due to each person's ability to process or metabolize
Obese adolescent boys have a limited capacity to metabolize
fat by exercising at the recommended moderate intensity level, and might do better with lower-intensity activity, according to Dr.
Patients who more rapidly metabolize
the drug to the acetylated derivative associated with side effects achieved a maximum tolerated dose of 320 mg/m2 weekly, whereas patients who metabolized the drug more slowly achieved a maximum tolerated dose of 400 mg/m2 weekly.
In this regard, we previously reported the influence of certain antibacterial drugs on the metabolic activity of the intestinal bacteria that metabolize
glycyrrhizin (He et al.
We do not know if ginseng or ginkgo supplements at recommended doses can alter the effects of specific drugs in a patient, but we have shown that these herbal supplements do not alter how patients metabolize
and clear drugs," Reed said.