Binding of benzo(a)pyrene to rat lung glutathione S-transferases in vivo

Shivendra V. Singh, Satish K. Srivastava, Yogesh C. Awasthi

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Abstract

A highly selective in vivo binding of benzo(a)pyrene to rat lung glutathione S-transferases is demonstrated. Benzo(a)pyrene or its metabolites are specifically bound to Ya' and Yc subunits of rat lung glutathione S-transferases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)111-114
Number of pages4
JournalFEBS Letters
Volume179
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

Keywords

  • Benzo(a)pyrene
  • Glutathione S-transferase
  • Lung
  • Poly cyclic aromatic hydrocarbon Detoxifcation
  • Subunit

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Structural Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology

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