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Keyword - Detoxification (KW-0216)

Definition

Protein involved in degrading toxic compounds. Detoxification generally takes place in the liver or kidney and inactivates toxins, either by degradation or by conjugation of residues to a hydrophilic moiety in order to promote excretion.

Category

Biological process

Gene Ontology

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GOi

response to toxic substance [ GO:0009636 ]

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DetoxificationBiological process
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