Harvard Catalyst Profiles

Contact, publication, and social network information about Harvard faculty and fellows.

Biotransformation

"Biotransformation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The chemical alteration of an exogenous substance by or in a biological system. The alteration may inactivate the compound or it may result in the production of an active metabolite of an inactive parent compound. The alterations may be divided into METABOLIC DETOXICATION, PHASE I and METABOLIC DETOXICATION, PHASE II.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Biotransformation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Biotransformation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 113 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2009
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.