Definition of "xenobiotics" [xenobiotics]

  • Plural form of xenobiotic. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "xenobiotics" in a sentence
  • "Toxicants may also be referred to as xenobiotics; that is, chemicals that are “foreign to living systems.”"
  • "Glutathione S-transferases (GST) are a family of homodimeric enzymes that play a pivotal role in cell detoxification by catalyzing the conjugation of many endogenous and exogenous hydrophobic electrophiles (such as xenobiotics) with reduced glutathione, thus neutralizing their effects within the cellular environment"
  • "A study in the journal Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, for instance, showed saunas could help remove heavy metals and chemical xenobiotics."