bilirubin glucuronoside glucuronosyltransferasemedical dictionary

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<cell biology> Conjugates one or two glucuronic acid molecules to the carboxyl groups of the propionate side chains of bilirubin thereby removing free bilirubin from the body; ugt1.4 is the minor human bilirubin udp-glucuronosyltransferase (ugt)

Registry number: EC 2.4.1.95

Synonyms: bilirubin glucuronyl transferase, bilirubin glucuronyltransferase, bilirubin udp-glucuronosyltransferase, ugt1.4

(26 Jun 1999)