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any of various enzymes that move a chemical group from one compound to another compound

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[17] Decreased hormone levels can cause prolonged unconjugated hyperbilirubinemia and appears to be associated with the delayed maturation of hepatic uridine diphosphate glucuronyl transferase (UDPG-T) enzyme activity.
(1,2) It is also a glucuronyl transferase inducer which may increase bilirubin conjunction and excretion and not only has a therapeutic effect on hyperbilirubinemia in term neonates but also prevents hyperbilirubinemia in preterm neonates.
Rutin was pumped out of the cells by P-gp and MRP or metabolized by a phase II metabolic enzyme such as glucuronyl transferase in Caco-2 cells.
In liver, Glucuronyl transferase conjugates bilirubin with two molecules of glucuronic acid, forming bilirubin diglucuronide.
It is not a disease, but an inherited condition whereby there is a deficiency of the enzyme glucuronyl transferase.