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sul·fa·tion

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

sul·fa·tion

(sŭl-fā'shŭn)
Addition of sulfate groups as esters to preexisting molecules.
Synonym(s): sulphation.
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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].
High levels of SO2 in the polluted atmosphere conduct to the well-known sulphation mechanisms in a variety of lithological types used as buildings materials such as granite, sandstone and limestone.
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.
A non-linear model of sulphation of porous stones: numerical simulations and preliminary laboratory assessments.
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.