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Substance Name: Cytochrome P450 2E1
RN: 330196-93-5
UNII: 03BYF220B6


  • An ethanol-inducible cytochrome P450 enzyme that metabolizes several precarcinogens, drugs, and solvents to reactive metabolites. Substrates include ETHANOL; INHALATION ANESTHETICS; BENZENE; ACETAMINOPHEN and other low molecular weight compounds. CYP2E1 has been used as an enzyme marker in the study of alcohol abuse.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Cytochrome P450 2E1

MeSH Heading

  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP2E1


  • Cyp2E1
  • Cytochrome P 450 2E1
  • Cytochrome P450 2E1
  • Cytochrome P450, family 2, subfamily E, polypeptide 1 (human)
  • Human cytochrome P450 2E1
  • UNII-03BYF220B6

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 330196-93-5


  • 03BYF220B6

System Generated Number

  • 0330196935

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