lethal synthesis

Synonym: suicide metabolism
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.L03501
Metabolic formation of a highly toxic compound from one that is relatively non-toxic (bioactivation), often leading to death of affected cells. Synonymous with suicide metabolism.
Source:
PAC, 1993, 65, 2003. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in toxicology (IUPAC Recommendations 1993)) on page 2063 [Terms] [Paper]