Biosynthesis of Drugs

Authored by: Geoffrey A. Cordell , Kyung Hee Lee

Encyclopedia of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology

Print publication date:  July  2013
Online publication date:  July  2013

Print ISBN: 9781841848198
eBook ISBN: 9781351124874
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Metabolism is the series of pathways operating when biological systems synthesize their constituents. Biosynthesis is the experimentally established pathway of formation of secondary metabolites; where experimental proof is absent, the term biogenesis is used.

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