Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories Obtains New Knowledge On Drug-Metabolizing Enzyme Cytochrome P450

Published: May 10, 2006

Tokyo, May 9, 2006 (JCN) - Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories (SNBL) has obtained new knowledge on cytochrome P450 (CYP), a drug-metabolizing enzyme, through collaboration with Hokkaido University. Specifically, the two partners have discovered CYP2C76, a molecular species of CYP specifically found in monkeys that have a metabolic pattern similar to human.

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