Biotransformation of Drugs: Definition, Types & Process


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The process by which substrates are taken in and modified to be used for the body is called _____.

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1. The individual genetic differences in how humans respond to drugs is called _____.

2. CYP450 is a process whereby _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet tandem will assess your understanding of the biotransformation of drugs. You will need to be capable of identifying important points of study in the lesson, such as how substrates are absorbed and used in the body as well as where to find information published regarding drug interactions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Qualify yourself with these assessment tools to:

  • Define the specific genetic differences in how humans react to drugs
  • Explain how CYP450 operates
  • Describe process in which CYP450 is associated
  • Name the publisher of drug interaction data

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow your practice of the following:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the biotransformation of drugs
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as biotransformation and CYP450
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about drug interactions

Additional Learning

If you are looking to gain some more information about the biotransformation of drugs, then this lesson named Biotransformation of Drugs: Definition, Types & Process will guide you. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Define xenobiotics
  • Understand the use and role of spectrometry
  • Recognize the role and operation of CYPs
  • Analyze and understand drug interactions in the human body
  • Identify future theories of this area of study