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Infants have decreased ability to conjugate Glucuronic acid on to drugs such as Chloramphenicol. Administration of this antibiotic during the neonatal period can result in elevated plasma levels of the drug and a fetal shock-like syndrome referred to as Gray Baby syndrome.

 Glucuronic acid is produced from Glucose in the Uronic acid pathway by the process of:

A. Oxidation

B. Reduction

C. Hydrolysis

D. Carboxylation

E. Decarboxylation.

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