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Glucuronyl transferase is a liver
. It changes into a form that can be removed from the body through the . It also changes some hormones, medicines, and toxins into non-harmful products.
The skin can take on a yellow color (jaundice) if the body does not produce enough glucuronyl transferase.
Pincus MR, Tierno PM, Fenelus M, et al. Evaluation of liver function..In: McPherson RA, Pincus MR, eds. Henry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods. 22nd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2011:chap 21.
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- Subodh K. Lal, MD, Gastroenterologist with Gastrointestinal Specialists of Georgia, Austell, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.
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