metabolite metabolite

Definition(s):

  • (n) any substance involved in metabolism (either as a product of metabolism or as necessary for metabolism)

Usage(s):

  1. The new test, for instance, shows that thalidomide does form a toxic metabolite, areneoxide, in the presence of liver tissue from rabbits, monkeys and humans, though not from rats.
  2. Traces of a metabolite of T2 were found in the blood of two of the victims.

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  1. "There could be a metabolite from the past," Canseco said. "No one really knows how long steroids last in your actual system."
    on Aug 1, 2005 By: Jose Canseco Source: CNN International

  2. "Unfortunately for the public, the Metabolite case is only one example of a much broader patent problem in this country," the bestselling novelist Michael Crichton wrote in the New York Times at the weekend. "We grant patents at a level of...
    on Mar 20, 2006 By: Michael Crichton Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "Report has been received from International Weightlifting Federation that her (Shailaja's) sample has returned adverse analytical findings such as stanozol, a metabolite of stanozolol which is a anabolic steroid. We are shocked to receive the...
    on Mar 1, 2006 By: Balbir Singh Sr. Source: Hindu

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