Glucuronic acid (from Greek γλυκύς "sweet" and οὖρον "urine") is a uronic acid that was first isolated from urine (hence the name). It is found in many gums such as gum arabic (c. 18%) and xanthan, and is important for the metabolism of microorganisms, plants and animals.

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  • Glucuronic acid (from Greek γλυκύς "sweet" and οὖρον "urine") is a uronic acid that was first isolated from urine (hence the name). It is found in many gums such as gum arabic (c. 18%) and xanthan, and is important for the metabolism of microorganisms, plants and animals. (en)
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  • β-(D)-Glucopyranuronic acid (en)
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  • (2S,3S,4S,5R,6R)-3,4,5,6-​Tetrahydroxyoxane-2-carboxylic acid (en)
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  • Glucuronic acid (from Greek γλυκύς "sweet" and οὖρον "urine") is a uronic acid that was first isolated from urine (hence the name). It is found in many gums such as gum arabic (c. 18%) and xanthan, and is important for the metabolism of microorganisms, plants and animals. (en)
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  • Glucuronic acid (en)
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