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Related to carbamoyl phosphate synthetases: Pyridoxal phosphate
the radical NH2CO–.
The acyl radical, NH2-CO-, the transfer of which plays an important role in certain biochemical reactions, for example, in the urea cycle, via carbamoyl phosphate.
carbamoyl/car·bam·o·yl/ (kahr-bam´o-il) the radical NH2CO—; see carbamoyltransferase.
The acyl radical, NH2-CO-, the transfer of which plays an important role in certain biochemical reactions.
the radical NH2−CO−.
carbamoyl phosphate synthetases
enzymes catalyzing the synthesis of carbamoyl phosphate. Carbamoyl-phosphate synthetase I is the starting enzyme of the urea cycle. Carbamoyl-phosphate synthetase II is the starting enzyme of pyrimidine synthesis.