uronic acid


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u•ron′ic ac′id

(yʊˈrɒn ɪk)

n.
any of a group of organic acids, as glucuronic acid, derived from oxidation of aldose sugars and occurring in urine.
[1920–25; < Greek oûron urine (compare uro-1) + -ic]
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Theander O, Aman P, Westerlund E, Andersson R and D Pettersson Total dietary fiber determined as neutral sugar residues, uronic acid residues, and Klason lignin (the Uppsala method): collaborative study.
The uronic acid present can be part of the fucoidan molecules (Bilan et al, 2010) or become from co-extracted alginate.
Lung collagen hydroxyproline, uronic acid, hexosamine, serum sialic acid, [gamma]-glutamyl transpeptidase, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), granulocyte monocyte colony-stimulating factor and other cytokine levels were significantly lowered in the treated group of animals.
The EPS consisted of uronic acid arabinose and glucose in a molar ratio (%) of 66:31:3 respectively (Raza et al.
The uronic acid content of the SP fractions was determined by carbazole-sulfuric acid method using spectrophotometric analysis (AMERSHAM BIOSCIENCES ULTROSPEC 1100) at 525 nm, using glucuronic acid as standard.
Parallel to the investigation of cartilage biomolecules which were released into the culture medium, the cartilage explant depletion induced by IL-1[beta] was also analyzed by quantitative determination of the remaining collagen and uronic acid (UA), the monosaccharide monomer of s-GAGs of cartilage matrix.
The name is derived from hyalos, which is the Greek term for vitreous, and uronic acid because it was first obtained from the vitreous humor (the colorless transparent jelly that fills the eyeball posterior to the lens) and possesses a high uronic acid content.
Total dietary fibre determined as neutral sugar residues, uronic acid residues, and Klason lignin (The Uppsala Method): Collaborative study.
Method for uronic acid microanalysis by normal-phase partition chromatography (NPPC) with postcolumn fluoresceence deriva- teization has been reported[18].
Uronic acid content in each supernatant was assayed according to Blumenkrantz and Asboe-Hansen (1973) using galacturonic acid (Sigma) as standard.