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Chemical and biochemical study of the mercapturic acids.

Sidney Howard Zbarsky

Chemical and biochemical study of the mercapturic acids.

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Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Toronto, 1942.

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Chemical and biochemical study of the mercapturic acids. by Sidney Howard Zbarsky Download PDF EPUB FB2

Be metabolised to a mercapturic acid. In these benzene derivatives, in which the halogen residues of the original compounds are not reactive, the metabolic route is probably analogous to that of naphthalene described below; the active chemical group which reacts with the sulphydryl derivative (which eventually yields the mercapturic acid) must be introduced by some preliminary metabolic by: The mercapturic acids are subsequently separated by means of high-performance liquid chromatography on a Luna C8 (2) column and specifically quantified by tandem mass spectrometric detection using Author: Thomas Schettgen.

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In the present study we investigated the excretion routes of 1-methylpyrenyl mercapturic acid (MPMA) and 1,8-dimethylpyrenyl mercapturic acid (DMPMA) formed from the corresponding benzylic.

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The N-acetyl-cysteine thioethers, also known as mercapturic acids, are the excreted metabolites of industrial toxic organic chemicals and this mechanism is considered to play a role in the kidney carcinogenesis by halogenated alkenes. A similar biochemical mechanism occurring on metal thiolates would generate also metal sulphides, as Cited by: Biochemical assays.

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