argininosuccinic acid


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argininosuccinic acid

 [ahr″-jĭ-ne´no-suk-sin″ik]
a compound normally formed in urea formation in the liver, but not normally present in urine.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ar·gi·ni·no·suc·cin·ic ac·id

(ar'ji-ni-nō-sŭk-sin'ik as'id),
Compound formed as an intermediate in the conversion of l-citrulline to l-arginine in the urea cycle.
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ar·gi·ni·no·suc·cin·ic ac·id

(ahr'ji-ni-nō-sŭk-sin'ik as'id)
Formed as an intermediate in the conversion of l-citrulline to l-arginine in the urea cycle.
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In the first study, in which a dilute urine was used, mean recoveries were 87-122%, with the exceptions of argininosuccinic acid (132%) and aminobutyric acid (81%).