Definitions for urocanic acid
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word urocanic acid
An intermediate in the catabolism of L-histidine, transformed in the liver by urocanate hydratase (or urocanase) into 4-imidazolone-5-propionic acid and subsequently to glutamic acid.
Urocanic acid is an intermediate in the catabolism of L-histidine.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Find a translation for the urocanic acid definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these urocanic acid definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"urocanic acid." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 24 Oct. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/urocanic acid>.