D-glucuronolactone


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D-glucuronolactone

[¦de glü¦kyu̇r·ə·nō′lak‚tōn]
(biochemistry)
C6H8O6 A water-soluble crystalline compound found in plant gums in polymers with other carbohydrates, and an important structural component of almost all fibrous and connective tissues in animals; used in medicine as an antiarthritic.