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Xenobiotics involves all of the following enzymes EXCEPT (AIIMS Nov 2011)
Ans. B Cytochrome oxidase
- This enzyme is the final component of electron transport chain.
- Xenobiotics are metabolized by mono-oxygenase like CYP450.
- These enzymes carry out hydroxylation, deamination, de-halogenation, de-sulfuration, epoxidation.
- Per-oxygenation and reduction. All these reactions comprise of phase 1.
- In phase 2, the above metabolites are made water-soluble.