Definition of glucuronate in English:

glucuronate

noun

Biochemistry
  • A salt or ester of glucuronic acid.

    • ‘Sodium glucuronate was used as the standard for quantitative evaluation.’
    • ‘After estrone hydroxylation, the various poly-hydroxy derivatives are conjugated with glucuronate or sulfate, or methylation occurs prior to excretion in urine.’
    • ‘The pH release profile was generated in a variety of buffers (acetate, citrate, glucuronate, and phosphate).’
    • ‘The majority is conjugated to glucuronates and sulfates in the maternal liver permitting renal clearance.’
    • ‘Alternatively, a-tocopherol can scavenge two peroxy free radicals and then be conjugated to glucuronate for excretion in the bile.’

Pronunciation:

glucuronate

/ɡluːˈkjʊərəneɪt/