Molecular Cloning, Expression and Genetic Deficiencies Of UDP-Glucuronosyltransferases

  • Brian Burchell
Part of the NATO ASI Series Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 202)


How do we study the specificity of human liver glucuronidation? It is extremely difficult to routinely obtain human liver for drug-screening and other laboratory studies. Therefore, we need to devise alternative methods to study human glucuronidation.


Liver Microsome Genetic Deficiency Hyodeoxycholic Acid Unconjugated Hyperbilirubinemia Bilirubin Glucuronidation 
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  • Brian Burchell
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  1. 1.Department of Biochemical Medicine Ninewells Hospital and Medical SchoolThe University DundeeScotland

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