urea cycle (Q595994)

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The sequence of reactions by which arginine is synthesized from ornithine, then cleaved to yield urea and regenerate ornithine. The overall reaction equation is NH3 + CO2 + aspartate + 3 ATP + 2 H2O = urea + fumarate + 2 ADP + 2 phosphate + AMP + dip
  • GO:0000050
  • ornithine cycle
  • urea biosynthetic process
  • urea biosynthesis
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urea cycle
The sequence of reactions by which arginine is synthesized from ornithine, then cleaved to yield urea and regenerate ornithine. The overall reaction equation is NH3 + CO2 + aspartate + 3 ATP + 2 H2O = urea + fumarate + 2 ADP + 2 phosphate + AMP + dip
  • GO:0000050
  • ornithine cycle
  • urea biosynthetic process
  • urea biosynthesis

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