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Keyword - Urea cycle (KW-0835)

Definition

Protein involved in the urea cycle. This is a metabolic pathway in which ammonia, produced during amino acid degradation, is converted to urea in the liver, through a series of reactions that are distributed between the mitochondrial matrix and the cytosol.

Synonyms

  • Krebs-Henseleit cycle

Category

Biological process

Gene Ontology

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GOi

urea cycle [ GO:0000050 ]

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Urea cycleBiological process
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