UGT1 Gene: Phase II detoxification, Glucurondation (Member’s)

The UGT family of enzymes are responsible for an important part of phase II detoxification. In this article, I'll explain what the UGT enzymes do in the body, how your genes impact this part of detoxification, and lifestyle factors that can increase or decrease this detox process.

Brief background: When foreign substances such as pollutants or prescription medications enter your body, the substances are broken down and then eliminated. This whole process is referred to as phase I and phase II...


 

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