Stuck on a problem? Get great tutoring at an affordable price with Chegg. Click here to join and get your 1st 30 minutes Free!

Mercapturic acids

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

mercapturic acid

A condensation product of l-cysteine with aromatic compounds, such as bromobenzene; formed biologically via glutathione in the liver and excreted in the urine; an S-substituted N-acetylated l-cysteine.

Compare: mercapturic acid pathway.