glucuronic acid

glucuronic acid
(= GA; GlcA)
Uronic acid formed by oxidation of OH group of glucose in position 6. D-glucuronic acid is widely distributed in plants and animals as a subunit of various oligosaccharides.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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