uridine diphosphate


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uridine

 [u´rĭ-dēn]
a ribonucleoside containing uracil.
uridine diphosphate (UDP) a nucleotide that participates in glycogen metabolism and in some processes of nucleic acid synthesis.

uridine diphosphate

A uridine-containing nucleotide important in certain metabolic reactions, in which it transports sugars such as glucose and galactose.
See also: uridine
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Multiple forms and intracellular localization of uridine diphosphate glucose pyrophosphorylase in Avena sativa.
and thus inactivate uridine diphosphate 4'-epimerase (19).
13]C uniformly labeled; Gal-1-P, galactose-1-phosphate; Glu-1-P, glucose-1-phosphate; UDPGlc, uridine diphosphate glucose; DTT, dithiothreitol; UDPGal, uridine diphosphate galactose; IS, internal standard; CHB, Children's Hospital Boston; Hgb, hemoglobin; MRM, multiple reaction monitoring.
7] Nonstandard abbreviations: PAD, peripheral arterial disease; UGT1A1, uridine diphosphate glucuronosyltransferase; T2DM, type 2 diabetes mellitus; ABI, ankle-brachial index.
Role of uridine diphosphate glucuronosyltransferase isoform 1A1 in the glucuronidation of its active metabolite (SN-38) in human liver microsomes.
TATA-box mutant in the promoter of the uridine diphosphate glucuronosyltransferase gene in Italian patients with Gilbert's syndrome.
Anti-microsomal antibodies targeting P450IA2 and P450IIIAl isoenzymes have also been reported in idiosyncratic liver injuries associated with dihydralazine and aromatic anticonvulsants, as well as anti-LKM3 antibodies directed against uridine diphosphate glucuronyltransferase (UDPGT) enzymes [24-26].

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