How to use Purines in a sentence
The DNA contains purines which are broken down to uric acid in the blood.
When no exogenous purines is available, the loss has to be replaced all by de novo synthesis.
In this example, the amount of microbial purines absorbed is therefore 4.79 mmol/d.
However, there was no difference in the absorption rate of purines from the small intestine between the two species of animals.
Uric acid is produced through metabolism of purines.Advertisement
Purines are nitrogen-containing organic compounds in your body.
Foods higher in purines may contribute to the disease.
Purines are compounds necessary for the synthesis of several biomolecules, as well as their function as neurotransmitters.
However, too many purines in the body can be harmful and may cause gout.
One of the tricky aspects of eating a diet for gout disease is that many foods considered heart-healthy also contain high levels of purines.Advertisement
Meats and seafood that contain purines are more harmful to those with the illness than are the plant foods, like peas and mushrooms, containing purines.
A nutrition professional can also create a detailed plan that will lower the amount of purines in your diet, while upping your vitamin and mineral intake.