Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Can Humans Break Down Uric Acid?

Can Humans Break Down Uric Acid?

Can Humans Break Down Uric Acid?



by: Arlene Gentallan


What is Urase?

Urase is the enzyme that breaks down uric acid into a more easily excreted water-soluble compound called "Allantoin." But unfortunately for us humans, we do not produce this enzyme so we have no ability to break down uric acid. We excrete uric acid as it is.



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