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Compound Summary for: CID 17473

Uridine Diphosphate Glucuronic Acid

Also known as: Udp glucuronic acid; UDP-glucuronate; Udp-glucuronic acid; UDPGA; Uridine diphosphoglucuronic acid; UDPglucuronate; UDP-D-glucuronate
Molecular Formula: C15H22N2O18P2   Molecular Weight: 580.285304   InChIKey: HDYANYHVCAPMJV-LXQIFKJMSA-N
A nucleoside diphosphate sugar which serves as a source of glucuronic acid for polysaccharide biosynthesis. It may also be epimerized to UDP iduronic acid, which donates iduronic acid to polysaccharides. In animals, UDP glucuronic acid is used for formation of many glucosiduronides with various aglycones.   From: MeSH
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