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Compound Summary for: CID 1175

Uric Acid

Also known as: urate; 2,6,8-trioxypurine; Lithic acid; 2,6,8-trihydroxypurine; 2,6,8-Trioxopurine; 69-93-2; 1H-Purine-2,6,8(3H)-trione, 7,9-dihydro-
Molecular Formula: C5H4N4O3   Molecular Weight: 168.11026   InChIKey: LEHOTFFKMJEONL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
An oxidation product, via XANTHINE OXIDASE, of oxypurines such as XANTHINE and HYPOXANTHINE. It is the final oxidation product of purine catabolism in humans and primates, whereas in most other mammals URATE OXIDASE further oxidizes it to ALLANTOIN.   From: MeSH
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