Uronic Acids

Name
Uronic Acids
Accession Number
DBCAT001526
Description

Acids derived from monosaccharides by the oxidation of the terminal (-CH2OH) group farthest removed from the carbonyl group to a (-COOH) group. (From Stedmans, 26th ed)

Drugs
DrugDrug Description
TrimetrexateA folate antagonist used for the treatment of moderate-to-severe Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in immunocompromised patients as an alternative therapy in combination with leucovorin.
Alginic acidIndicated for the management of gastric reflux, reflux oesophagitis, hiatus hernia, heartburn (including heartburn of pregnancy) and similar gastric distress .
Drugs & Drug Targets
DrugTargetType
TrimetrexateDihydrofolate reductasetarget
TrimetrexateDihydrofolate reductaseenzyme
TrimetrexateFolate transporter 1transporter