The CYP2C19 gene encodes a crucial enzyme known as Cytochrome P450 2C19 (CYP2C19).

Associated Diseases

Drug Metabolism

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CYP2C19 plays a critical role in the bioactivation of clopidogrel. Beyond clopidogrel, CYP2C19 acts on at least 10% of drugs currently used in clinical practice. Its impact extends to medications for pain, seizures, and anxiety, among others.

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