glucuronic acid

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glucuronic acid

(Chemistry) chem a soluble compound derived from glucose. Formula C6H10O7

glu′cu•ron′ic ac′id

(ˈglu kyəˈrɒn ɪk, ˌglu-)
an acid, C6H10O7, formed by the oxidation of glucose, found combined with other products of metabolism in the blood and urine.

glu·cu·ron·ic ac·id

n. ácido glucurónico, ácido de efecto desintoxicante en el metabolismo humano.
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Heparin is an acidic mucopolysaccharide composed of glucosamine L-iduronic glucoside, N-acetyl glucosamine, and D-glucuronic acid.
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Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a high molecular weight non-sulfated glycosaminoglycan composed of repeating disaccharide unit of D-glucuronic acid (Glc UA) and A-acettyl-D-glucosamine (NAG).