Definición de uronic acid en inglés:

uronic acid

Saltos de línea: ur¦onic acid
Pronunciación: /jʊˈrɒnɪk
 
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sustantivo

Biochemistry
Any of a class of compounds which are derived from sugars by oxidizing a —CH2OH group to an acid group (—COOH).
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Ascorbic acid is more commonly known as vitamin C. Ascorbic acid is derived from glucose via the uronic acid pathway.
  • Because differences in tolerance might relate to differences in detoxification, we also measured the excretion of uronic acids (principally glucuronic acid), the most important conjugation metabolites in mammals.
  • Readily soluble in water, these polysaccharides contain various sugar moieties, uronic acid, and less than five-percent protein by weight.

Origen

1920s: uronic from uro-1 'urine' + -ic, with the insertion of -n-.

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