glucosyltransferase glu·co·syl·trans·fer·ase (glōō’kə-sĭl-trāns’fə-rās’, -rāz’)
Any of various enzymes that catalyze the transfer of glucosyl groups from one compound to another.
glucuronate glu·cu·ro·nate (glōō-kyur’ə-nāt’) n. A salt or ester of glucuronic acid.
[gloo-kyuh-ron-ik, gloo-] /ˈglu kyəˈrɒn ɪk, ˌglu-/ noun 1. Biochemistry. an acid, C 6 H 10 O 7 , formed by the oxidation of glucose, found combined with other products of metabolism in the blood and urine. glucuronic acid glu·cu·ron·ic acid (glōō’kyə-rŏn’ĭk) n. The uronic acid of glucose that conjugates various substances in the liver so […]
glucuronidase glu·cu·ron·i·dase (glōō’kyə-rŏn’ĭ-dās’, -dāz’) n. An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of various glucuronides, especially one that catalyzes the hydrolysis of the beta form of a glucuronide.
[gloo-kyoo r-uh-nahyd] /gluˈkyʊər əˌnaɪd/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a glycoside that yields glucuronic acid upon hydrolysis. glucuronide glu·cu·ro·nide (glōō-kyur’ə-nīd’) n. Any of various derivatives of glucuronic acid that often combine with toxic organic compounds and are excreted.