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glucuronidase (gloo´kəron´idās),

n an enzyme that acts as a catalyst in the hydrolysis of various glucuronides with the liberation of glucuronic acid.
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In contrast, one of the protective effects of a high-fiber diet is that it leads to higher levels of the beneficial bacteria that reduce glucuronidase activity.
1104204)], those that are excreted in the bile may be further metabolized by the enzymes of gut microbiota, including glucuronidases, leading to enterohepatic circulation and increased residence time in the body (Humblot et al.
Effect of protamine on the immunological behavior of beta glucuronidase in mice and patients with hay fever.
The scientific evidence supports the mechanisms by which CDG works to control and inhibit beta glucuronidase enzyme activity, thus reducing the amount of active estrogen reabsorbed back into the bloodstream," stated Chris Fields, Technical Director for AFS.
a) All samples were treated with glucuronidase and sulfatase unless otherwise noted.
5] Human genes: BCR, breakpoint cluster region; ABL1, c-abl oncogene 1, receptor tyrosine kinase; GUSB, glucuronidase, beta.
coli glucuronidase hydrolysis was incorporated in the analytical procedure; hence both free and glucuronidated metabolites were detected.
Nature takes over from there, producing an unlocking enzyme called glucuronidase, which is abundant at sites of inflammation, infection and malignancy.
coli harbour the glucuronidase enzyme, they can use MUG as a substrate, releasing a fluorogenic compound.
Among the housekeeping genes tested ([beta]-microglobulin ([beta]2 mg), glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PDH), glucuronidase [beta] [GU), hypoxanthine-phosphoribosyl-transferase I (HPRT1), ribosomal protein L13 (RPL13), 60S (human) acidic ribosomal protein PI (HUPO), and villin), the last one proved to be the most stable in LS180 cells under the experimental conditions.
Isolates that agglutinated in O157 antiserum were confirmed biochemically as Escherichia coli and screened for the lack of enzyme [Beta] glucuronidase, using the substrate 4-methylumbelliferyl-[Beta]-D-glucuronide.