Tag: pro-carcinogens

  • Nicotine induces what cyp enzymes | Expressed in lung tissue

    Tobacco Smoking Induces What CYP Enzymes? The Xenobiotic CYP2A6 metabolizes specific xenobiotics and produces a short-lived electrophile agent. CYP2A6 is the primary activator of tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines, which are pro-carcinogens. We’ll discuss the role of these enzymes in the process of tobacco inhalation. CYPs are the prominent family of enzymes that catalyze the oxidative biotransformation of […]