glucuronidase


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glucuronidase

[‚glü·kyə′rän·ə‚dās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes hydrolysis of glucuronides. Also known as glycuronidase.
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Keefe, "Faecal microflora and glucuronidase expression are altered in an irinotecan-induced diarrhoea model in rats," Cancer Biology & Therapy, vol.
coli O157:H7 strains also, which would have been otherwise missed on media specific for the same, since they specifically detects, glucuronidase negative typical isolates only (21).
Six (6) compounds showed a potent inhibition superior to standard inhibitor of AY- glucuronidase, while the remaining compounds showed good AY-glucuronidase inhibition.
Like several other benzodiazepines, in human body, diazepam undergoes hepatic phase I and II metabolism mediated by cytochrome P450s system (CYPs) and glucuronidase, and generates several pharmacologically active metabolites.
However, the bond between the toxin and its "escort" acid can be broken by glucuronidase, an enzyme produced by certain bacteria.
In connection with the above mentioned information the aim of the given investigation was to carry out comparative analysis of MMP-2,-9 expressions and their correlation with [Mg.sup.2+] ions, glycosaminoglycans and glucuronidase activity in the blood of patients with congenital PMV.
Thus, it was suggested that endo-type [beta]-xylosidase, [beta]-galactosidase and O glucuronidase acting on the linkage region between the core peptide and GAG chain of proteoglycans are present in tissues.
Role of beta glucuronidase in periodontal disease & health.
One ml of supernatant equivalent to 0.5 ml of plasma, was incubated with 6 ml of enzyme sulphatase (Sigma, USA, 23 units) and glucuronidase (Sigma, USA, 3.24 units) in trisodium citrate buffer (25 mM, pH5) at 37[degrees]C for 30 min.
Control by sugars and diols of the immunological effect of beta glucuronidase in mice and patients with hay fever.
The scientists also inserted into some of the cells a gene to make more beta- glucuronidase, but it's unclear to what extent the gene boosted enzyme production.
Her stool analysis reports high beta glucuronidase and high E.