uridine diphosphoglucuronic acid
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u·ri·dine di·phos·pho·glu·cu·ron·ic ac·id (UDP-·GlcUA),(yūr'i-dēn dī-fos'fō-glū-kū-ron'ik),
Uridine diphosphoglucose in which the 6-CH2OH of the glucose has been oxidized to COOH (thus, has become a glucuronyl residue); participates in the formation of conjugates of bilirubin or drugs such as aspirin.
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