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any of several bases that are derivatives of purine

a colorless crystalline organic base containing nitrogen

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Limit foods that have moderate purine content, including apricots, artichokes, broccoli, dried beans, lentils, green peas, green peppers, fish (other than the ones mentioned under "high "), oatmeal, poultry, wheat bran, and yeast.
Vlaeminck et al [10] accurately correlated the C17:0 and total OBCFA contents with the rumen uracil and purine levels.
Uric acid forms when your body breaks down substances known as purines, found in your body's tissues and in a wide array of foods.
Comparative study of the reported methods used for the determination of Purine and Pyrimidine bases with present method.
Second, many beers already contain a large number of purines from the fermentation process.
The effect of nitrogen sources on the microbial protein synthesis was estimated by analysis of purine derivatives.
Mean values of excretion of allantoin in the urine, total purine derivations, absorbed purines and microbial nitrogen compounds were significantly different (p < 0.
Other foods it's best to avoid are seafood, meat, spinach, mushrooms, cauliflower and asparagus, as these have moderate amounts of purine.
Meats and other animal proteins, including eggs and fish, should be limited in portion and frequency, or completely avoided, due to the purines they contain.
falciparum's Achilles' heel: it can't synthesize purines, vital building blocks for making DNA.
In the intestine, purine nucleic acids turn into purine nucleosides and free radicals both of which can be absorbed by the intestine.
Of the remaining stone categories, urate or purine stones are the most common.
While investigating how Leishmania becomes resistant to toxic purine nucleosides, we identified and cloned the TOR gene [1,2].
Appendices list the purine content of foods, drug interactions, and medication side effects.
Conventional strategies for the prevention of gout have emphasized limiting consumption of purine-rich foods because uric acid is a breakdown product of purine.