- From glucose + uronic (Wiktionary)
“Unlike glucuronic acid conjugates that are often eliminated in the bile, the highly polar sulfate conjugates are readily secreted in the urine.”
“One of the most popular molecules added directly to the toxicant or its phase I metabolite is glucuronic acid, a molecule derived from glucose, a common carbohydrate (sugar) that is the primary source of energy for cells.”
“Part III: The structure of the monomethyl glucuronic acid component.”
“The constant exons encode a highly conserved donor-binding domain, which binds the UDP-glucuronic acid (UDPGA), and the carboxyl-terminal endoplasmic-reticulum (ER) - anchoring transmembrane segment.”
“Therefore, the encoded family of diverse Ugt1 enzymes can catalyze the conjugation of a vast number of lipophilic xenobiotics and endobiotics with the UDP-glucuronic acid.”
“UDP-glucuronosyltransferases (Ugts) are a supergene family of phase II drug-metabolizing enzymes that catalyze the conjugation of numerous hydrophobic small molecules with the UDP-glucuronic acid, converting them into hydrophilic molecules.”
“He specialised in glucuronic acid, which is derived from glucose and detoxifies poisonous substances in the liver.”
“Sodium hyaluronate is a structure of mucopolysaccharide composed by hydrophilic molecules of glucuronic acid and n-acetyl glucosamine, which bind water and carry the essential nutrition to skins.”
“However, the urine contained resveratrol only as sulphate and glucuronic acid conjugates, none as the free, presumably active, form.”
“Tomorrow’s chefs will frown upon plain vegetables, such as carrots, he says, and will instead use the molecules which make up carrots – caroteniods, pectins, fructose and glucuronic acid.”
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