uridine diphosphate


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uridine diphosphate

[′yu̇r·ə‚dīn dī¦fä‚sfāt]
(biochemistry)
The chief transferring coenzyme in carbohydrate metabolism. Abbreviated UDP.
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1992) or resorcinol (Rufty and Huber, 1983) spectrophotometric detection of sugar products, uridine diphosphate (UDP) spectrophotometric detection via pyruvate kinase and lactate dehyrogenase (Morell and Copeland, 1985), or direct measurement of sugars by gas chromatography.
Because the enzyme activity of uridine diphosphate glucuronosyltransferase is strongly influenced by the investigated TA-repeat polymorphism (19-21), the hypothesis of an association between this polymorphism and atherosclerotic outcome is attractive.
We studied UGT1A1 bilirubin uridine diphosphate glucuronosyl transferase genotypes in the ECTIM case-control study of myocardial infarction (MI) (4).
Gilbert syndrome is an inborn error of bilirubin conjugation caused by mutations in the conjugating enzyme uridine diphosphate glucuronyltransferase (UGT1A1) (1).
Caution should be used when coadministering ISENTRESS with strong inducers of uridine diphosphate glucuronosyltransferase (UGT) 1A1 (e.
TATA-box polymorphism in the uridine diphosphate glucuronosyl transferase gene in Portuguese patients with a clinical diagnosis of Gilbert's syndrome.

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