Cloning and characterization of a canine UDP-glucuronosyltransferase.

UDP-glucuronosyltransferases (UGTs) are a major family of enzymes catalyzing the transfer of glucuronic acid to a range of endogenous compounds and xenobiotics facilitating their elimination in either urine or bile. Although the dog is commonly used in drug metabolism studies, relatively little is known about the expression and activity of UGTs in this… CONTINUE READING