dialuric acid

dialuric acid

[¦dī·ə¦lu̇r·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C4H4N2O An acid that is derived by oxidation of uric acid or by the reduction of alloxan; may be used in organic synthesis.
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Relative importance of cellular uptake and reactive oxygen species for the toxicity of alloxan and dialuric acid to insulin-producing cells.
Alloxan, in the presence of intracellular thiols, generates dialuric acid in a cyclic reaction; a reduction product of ROS.
Inhibition of glucokinase and hexokinase from pancreatic B-cells and liver by alloxan, alloxantin, dialuric acid, and t-butylhydroperoxide.
Its reduction product is dialuric acid. Alloxan and dialuric acid form a compound, alloxantin, which in water can dissociate into alloxan and dialuric acid.
COHEN, G, HEIKKILA, R., 1974, The generation of hydrogen peroxide, superoxide and hydroxyl radical by 6-hydroxydo- pamine dialuric acid and related cytotoxic agents.
The generation of hydrogen peroxide, superoxide radical and hydroxyl ssssssssradical by 6-hydroxydopamine, dialuric acid and related cytotoxic agents.