Definición de uric acid en inglés:

uric acid

Saltos de línea: uric acid


[mass noun] Biochemistry
  • An almost insoluble compound which is a breakdown product of nitrogenous metabolism. It is the main excretory product in birds, reptiles, and insects.
    • A bicyclic acid derived from purine; chemical formula: C5H4N4O3
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    • Continue to stay away from alcohol and coffee, because they accelerate the breakdown of protein into uric acid.
    • Additionally, there is an elevation in blood glucose and uric acid production.
    • The waste products of protein metabolism are urea and to a lesser extent uric acid and creatinine.

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