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Glucuronides MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Glucuronides
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.844.915.162.500
D02.241.152.811.162.750
D02.241.511.902.915.162.750
D09.811.922.162.750
Unique ID
D020719
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020719
Scope Note
Glycosides of GLUCURONIC ACID formed by the reaction of URIDINE DIPHOSPHATE GLUCURONIC ACID with certain endogenous and exogenous substances. Their formation is important for the detoxification of drugs, steroid excretion and BILIRUBIN metabolism to a more water-soluble compound that can be eliminated in the URINE and BILE.
Entry Term(s)
Glucuronide
Registry Number
0
See Also
Uridine Diphosphate Glucuronic Acid
Public MeSH Note
2000; see GLUCURONATES 1977-1999
History Note
2000; use GLUCURONATES 1977-1999
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/08
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Glucuronides Preferred
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