uronic acidsmedical dictionary

Acids derived from monosaccharides by oxidation of the primary alcohol group (-CH2OH) farthest removed from the carbonyl group to a carboxyl group (-COOH); e.g., glucuronic acid.

(05 Mar 2000)

uromodulin, uroncus, uronephrosis, uronic acid < Prev | Next > uronology, uronoscopy, uropathy

Bookmark with: icon icon icon icon iconword visualiser Go and visit our forums Community Forums