enzyme induction

in medicinal chemistry
Process whereby an enzyme is synthesised in response to the presence of a specific substance or to other agents such as heat or a metal.
See also: enzyme induction (in general chemistry)
PAC, 2004, 76, 1033. 'Glossary of terms used in toxicokinetics (IUPAC Recommendations 2003)' on page 1051 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac200476051033)