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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Inactivation of bovine glutamate dehydrogenase by carbamyl phosphate and cyanate.
3]-aspartate, 15 mmol/L carbamyl phosphate, and 50 mmol/L triethanolamine HCl (pH 7.
The accumulation of carbamyl phosphate, which is associated with inherited defects of the urea cycle, stimulates the pyrimidine de novo pathway, leading to increased production of orotate.