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glucuronic acid

(Chemistry) chem a soluble compound derived from glucose. Formula C6H10O7
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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.
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glu·cu·ron·ic ac·id

n. ácido glucurónico, ácido de efecto desintoxicante en el metabolismo humano.
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About 60% of the female hormones are attached (conjugated) by the liver to a glucuronate or a sulfate.
The downregulated DEGs were enriched in mineral absorption (P = 8.10E - 07), nitrogen metabolism (P = 1.57E - 04), bile secretion (P = 0.001), retinol metabolism (P = 0.005), proximal tubule bicarbonate reclamation (P = 0.007), pancreatic secretion (P = 0.020), pentose and glucuronate interconversions (P = 0.023), renin secretion (P = 0.023) pathways, and so forth (Table 2).
* "conjugation reactions" that increase water solubility of a drug with a polar moiety glucuronate, acetate, and sulfate, respectively (11)
Among these routes, different surfactants, such as oleic acid, are introduced to prevent the aggregation of nanoparticles; also toxic reagents such as Fe(III) glucuronate, Fe[(acac).sub.3], or Fe[(CO).sub.5] are usually used, which render the surface of as-obtained samples to be nonbiocompatible, and obstructed the further surface modification [4, 8, 11, 12].
Liver accepts and metabolises organophosphates through oxidation and sulfate or glucuronate conjugation and may undergo oxidative damage in case of organophosphorus poisoning.
Despite the presence of three phenolic hydroxyl groups attached to C-5, C-11, and C-12 on the coumestan skeleton of WEL, a glucuronate conjugate was preferentially formed (Huang 2015).
Metabolites conjugated with methyl, glucuronate, and sulfate groups are the predominant forms present in plasma.
Loeppky, "The use of 14 C-labeled glucose, glucuronate, and acetate to study the effect of atrazine, simazine, and fluometuron on glucose catabolism in selected plant pathogenic fungi," Phytopathology, vol.