uricolysis

uricolysis

 [u″rĭ-kol´ĭ-sis]
the cleavage of uric acid or urates. adj., adj uricolyt´ic.
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u·ri·col·y·sis

(yūr'i-kol'i-sis),
Decomposition of uric acid.
[urico- + G. lysis, a loosening]
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Enzymatic uricolysis: a study of the effect of a fungal urate-oxydase.
In view of the rapid uricolysis by rasburicase, the accuracy of uric acid determinations in patients under rasburicase treatment can be questioned under routine conditions.
When untreated samples were stored at 4 [degrees]C and, as under routine conditions, centrifuged at room temperature, uricolysis was much less pronounced.