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The conjugation of bilirubin to glucuronic acid in the liver;
|A||Converts a hydrophilic compound to a hydrophobic one|
|B||Converts a hydrophobic compound to a hydrophilic one|
|C||Enables the bilirubin molecule to cross the cell membrane|
|D||Is increased during neonatal jaundice.|
Ans. B Converts a hydrophobic compound to a hydrophilic one
Liver uptakes unconjugated bilirubin (hydrophobic) & conjugates it with glucuronic acid generaing bilirubin glucuronide which is water soluble.