Biochemistry of Glucuronic Acid by Neal E. Artz,Elizabeth M. Osman

By Neal E. Artz,Elizabeth M. Osman

Biochemistry of Glucuronic Acid offers a complete research of the metabolic significance of glucoronic acid. This publication provides the physiological position of glucoronic acid as a detoxifying agent.

Organized into 4 chapters, this ebook starts with an summary of the naphthoresorcinol try, that is the main actual colorimetric process for the decision of glucoronic acid. this article then explores the prevalence of glucoronic acid, that's present in many plant gums, in oxycellulose, in addition to in conjugated shape in low concentrations in basic blood and urine. different chapters examine the mechanisms for the formation of glucoronic acid within the physique. the ultimate bankruptcy bargains with detoxication as any chemical switch happening within the physique that brings in regards to the conversion of a international compound of recognized constitution to a by-product that's excreted within the urine.

This publication is a precious source for biochemists.

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