• Cytochrome P450

    Cytochromes(CYP Genes) are drug-metabolizing enzymes located in the liver and responsible for the metabolism of a large number of pharmaceutical medications. Expression of each CYP is influenced by a unique combination of mechanisms and factors including genetic polymorphisms, induction by xenobiotics, regulation by cytokines, hormones and etc. The major function for the Cytochromes (CYP Genes) leads to distinct pharmacogenetic phenotypes termed as Poor or Intermediate or Ultra-Rapid metabolizers.

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