glucuronidase

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glucuronidase

(ˌɡluːkjʊˈrɒnɪˌdeɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem an enzyme that catalyzes glucuronide hydrolysis
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Genetic and evolutionary analysis of mutations in the gusA gene that cause the absence of beta-glucuronidase activity in Escherichia coli O157:H7.
MEPSEVII is an enzyme replacement therapy designed to replace the deficient lysosomal enzyme beta-glucuronidase in MPS VII patients.
In our study, we generally showed statistically significant correlations between increased resistance to 5-fluorocytosine, ketoconazole, miconazole, fluconazole, itraconazole and higher activity of alpha-galactosidase, alpha-glucosidase, leucine arylamidase, beta-glucuronidase, beta-glucosidase, chymotrypsin, esterase, acid phosphatase, alkaline phosphatase, naphthyl phosphohydrolase, N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosidase, and trypsin for isolates from hand surfaces.
In September 1969, an internal report at the ISRF noted that rats who were fed sugar had higher levels of a particular enzyme, beta-glucuronidase, in their urine.
It is a metabolic lysosomal storage disorder resulting from the deficiency of beta-glucuronidase.
Immediately before administration these allergens are mixed with the enzyme beta-glucuronidase.
4] This is due to guanosine monophosphate dehydrogenase and beta-glucuronidase deficiency which alters the microtubular and lysosomal function leading to incomplete elimination of bacteria from macrophages.
The main findings of the results above are the Citrobacter freundii and the Klebsiella pneumoniae, and additional finding on this same result was that of markedly elevated fecal beta-glucuronidase.
Assay for beta-glucuronidase in species of the genus Escherichia and its applications for drinking-water analysis.
Preer and Phillip (2011) highlight that some conjugated bilirubin can be turned back into unconjugated bilirubin by an enzyme called beta-glucuronidase in the intestine and this unconjugated bilirubin is reabsorbed and returned to the liver via a process called 'enterohepatic circulation'.
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