OBO ID: GO:0000050
Term Name: urea cycle Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • ornithine cycle
  • urea biosynthesis
  • urea biosynthetic process
Definition: 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 + diphosphate. 0198506732
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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