(kar'bă-mō-il-gloo-tam'ik as'id),
An intermediate in the carbamoylation of ornithine to citrulline in the urea cycle; used in the treatment of patients with a deficiency of the enzyme that synthesizes N-acetylglutamate.
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N-carbamoylglutamate (NCG) is a feed additives obtained synthetically from sodium glutamate, which is a structural analogue of N-acetylglutamate [1], that is an essential factor of carbamoyl phosphate synthetase-1, a rate-liming enzyme that augments urea cycle and the arginine (AGR) production process [2] and have favorable position of lower rumen breakdown compared to ARG [3].