N-acetylglutamate(redirected from N-Acetylglutamic acid)
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The salt of N-acetylglutamic acid. An activator of carbamoyl phosphate synthetase I during urea synthesis; this amino acid causes a configurational change in the enzyme, thus increasing its activity. The inability to synthesize N-acetylglutamate results in a defect in urea biosynthesis.
compound produced from acetyl CoA and glutamate that provides the regulator stimulus to the activity of carbamoyl synthetase II of the urea cycle.