glucuronosyltransferasemedical dictionary

<enzyme>

<cell biology> A family of enzymes accepting a wide range of substrates, including phenols, alcohols, amines, and fatty acids. They function as drug-metabolizing enzymes that catalyze the conjugation of udpglucuronic acid to a variety of endogenous and exogenous compounds.

Chemical name: UDPglucuronate beta-D-glucuronosyltransferase (acceptor-unspecific)

Registry number: EC 2.4.1.17

(12 Dec 1998)