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sul·fa·tion

(sŭl-fā'shŭn),
Addition of sulfate groups as esters to preexisting molecules.
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sul·fa·tion

(sŭl-fā'shŭn)
Addition of sulfate groups as esters to preexisting molecules.
Synonym(s): sulphation.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Hence, we evidenced that diabetes may result in UTI levels increase, as well as in changes in CS chain sulphation degree.
The hepatic paracetamol metabolism occurs through sulphation, glucuronidation, and oxidation.
The specific pattern of their sulphation allow GAGs various electrostatic interactions with many biological molecules and ECM constituents like growth factors and enzymes which facilitate their physiological functions and in some cases prevent their proteolytic degradation [4,5].
Pravastatin is metabolized by sulphation and subsequent biliary and urinary excretion.
In this phase major processes used are of glucuronidation sulphation acetylation and glutathione conjugation.
Sialic acid can be further modified by acetylation or sulphation [31].
Sulphation of proteoglycans and intestinal function.
In contrast, patients with CD had moderate or increased expression of secretory and membrane-bound mucins that was accompanied with increased sulphation of mucins and thickness of gel layer in the colon mucosa in Crohn's disease.
Chemical modifications initially occur in the lumen of the small intestine with cleavage of sugar moieties (when present), after which the aglycones that are released undergo glucuronidation, sulphation and/or methylation (Crozier et al.