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Compound Summary for: CID 65041

Glucuronic Acid

Also known as: UNII-8A5D83Q4RW; (2S,3S,4S,5R)-2,3,4,5-tetrahydroxy-6-oxohexanoic acid; EINECS 229-486-4; REL; aldehydo-D-glucuronic acid; AC1L22GK
Molecular Formula: C6H10O7   Molecular Weight: 194.1394   InChIKey: IAJILQKETJEXLJ-QTBDOELSSA-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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