3-ureidoisobutyric acid

3-u·re·i·do·i·so·bu·tyr·ic ac·id

(yū-rē'i-dō-ī'sō-byū-tir'ik as'id),
An intermediate in thymine catabolism.
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It catalyzes the conversion of 5,6-dihydrouracil to 3-ureidopropionic acid and of 5,6-dihydrothymine to 3-ureidoisobutyric acid (Fig.
[beta]-Ureidopropionase catalyzes two reactions: the conversion of 3-ureidopropionic acid and 3-ureidoisobutyric acid into [beta]-alanine and 3-aminoisobutyric acid, respectively.