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Uric Acid

An oxidation product, via XANTHINE OXIDASE, of oxypurines such as XANTHINE and HYPOXANTHINE. It is the final oxidation product of purine catabolism in humans and primates, whereas in most other mammals URATE OXIDASE further oxidizes it to ALLANTOIN.

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Tree Number(s): D03.132.960.877, D03.633.100.759.758.824.877

MeSH Unique ID: D014527

Registry Number: 268B43MJ25

Entry Terms:

  • Acid, Uric
  • 2,6,8-Trihydroxypurine
  • Trioxopurine
  • Ammonium Acid Urate
  • Acid Urate, Ammonium
  • Urate, Ammonium Acid
  • Potassium Urate
  • Urate, Potassium
  • Sodium Urate Monohydrate
  • Monohydrate, Sodium Urate
  • Urate Monohydrate, Sodium
  • Monosodium Urate
  • Urate, Monosodium
  • Monosodium Urate Monohydrate
  • Monohydrate, Monosodium Urate
  • Urate Monohydrate, Monosodium
  • Sodium Acid Urate
  • Acid Urate, Sodium
  • Urate, Sodium Acid
  • Sodium Acid Urate Monohydrate
  • Sodium Urate
  • Urate, Sodium
  • Urate

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