Enzymes in Medicine: Advantages and Disadvantages

  • Vladimir P. Torchilin
Conference paper
Part of the Progress in Clinical Biochemistry and Medicine book series (PCBM, volume 11)


Before discussing particular problems connected with the use of enzymes in medicine, let us make some general statements. It is well known that enzymes are highly specific catalysts, facilitating appropriate reactions in subcellular compartments, cells, tissues and the organism as a whole.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimir P. Torchilin
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  1. 1.Institute of Experimental Cardiology, Cardiology Research Center of the USSRAcademy of Medical SciencesMoscowUSSR

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