carbamoyl phosphate

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car·ba·mo·yl phos·phate

(kar'bă-mō-il fos'fāt),
A reactive intermediate capable of transferring its carbamoyl group to an acceptor molecule, forming citrulline from ornithine in the urea cycle and ureidosuccinate from aspartate in pyrimidine ring formation.
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The antigen for Hep Par 1 antibody is the urea cycle enzyme carbamoyl phosphate synthetase 1.
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Loss of carbamoyl phosphate synthetase I in small-intestinal adenocarcinoma.