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  • adj. Of or pertaining to glucuronic acid or its derivatives

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as glycuronic.


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From glucose + uronic


  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • He specialised in glucuronic acid, which is derived from glucose and detoxifies poisonous substances in the liver.

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  • 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.

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  • However, the urine contained resveratrol only as sulphate and glucuronic acid conjugates, none as the free, presumably active, form.

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  • 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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