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Compound Summary for: CID 441478

Glucuronic Acid

Also known as: beta-D-Glucopyranuronic acid, beta-D-Glucuronic acid, glucuronate, alpha-D-glucopyranuronic acid, CHEBI:28860, Glucosiduronate
Molecular Formula: C6H10O7   Molecular Weight: 194.1394   InChIKey: AEMOLEFTQBMNLQ-QIUUJYRFSA-N
A sugar acid formed by the oxidation of the C-6 carbon of GLUCOSE. In addition to being a key intermediate metabolite of the uronic acid pathway, glucuronic acid also plays a role in the detoxification of certain drugs and toxins by conjugating with them to form GLUCURONIDES.   From: MeSH
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