sulfonylurea sul·fo·nyl·u·re·a (sŭl’fə-nĭl-yu-rē’ə)
Any of a group of hypoglycemic drugs, such as tolbutamide, that act on the beta cells of the pancreas to increase the secretion of insulin.
noun 1. sulfo group. noun, Chemistry. 1. the univalent group SO 3 H–, derived from sulfuric acid.
- Sulfosalicylic acid
sulfosalicylic acid sul·fo·sal·i·cyl·ic acid (sŭl’fō-sāl’ĭ-sĭl’ĭk) n. An acid that precipitates protein in solution.
- Sulfosalicylic acid turbidity test
sulfosalicylic acid turbidity test n. A test for measuring protein in urine, in which sulfosalicylic acid is added to urine; turbidity of precipitation is approximately proportional to protein concentration.
sulfotransferase sul·fo·trans·fer·ase (sŭl’fō-trāns’fə-rās’, -rāz’) n. An enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of a sulfate group from one compound to the hydroxyl group of another.