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purines

A group of nitrogen-containing compounds that includes adenine and guanine, the bases whose sequence forms the genetic code. An excess of purines can cause GOUT.
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To help keep the uric acid production in check, it is often helpful to reduce the consumption of foods high in purine.
Specifically, nucleic acids or their constituent purine or pyrimidine bases act as internal microbial markers of microbial protein synthesis [2].
Since uric acid forms when your body metabolizes substances called purines, experts historically have advised gout patients to help lower uric acid by minimizing or avoiding purine-rich foods, such as red meat and organ meats, game meats, seafood, poultry, beer, distilled spirits, and foods and beverages containing high-fructose corn syrup.
For the simultaneous determination of pyrimidines and purines, HPLC is more frequently used, but capillary GC is free from use of expensive solvents and their disposal.
Second, many beers already contain a large number of purines from the fermentation process.
Absorbed purines were also evaluated by considering the endogenous excretion through the application of equation described by Gonzalez-Ronquillo et al.
Many foods and beverages contain purines; the ones highest in purines that should be avoided by those who have gout include:
Mean values of excretion of allantoin in the urine, total purine derivations, absorbed purines and microbial nitrogen compounds were significantly different (p < 0.
A diet rich in purines also forms uric acid stones--with purine substances also found in animal proteins including meat, fish and shellfish.
Se analizaron 79 muestras de piensos y purines procedentes de granjas situadas en las zonas central y mediterranea, con distintas orientaciones productivas (gestacion, maternidad, transicion y cebo) en invierno y verano.
falciparum's Achilles' heel: it can't synthesize purines, vital building blocks for making DNA.