Definition of Orotic acid

1. Noun. (chemistry) pyrimidine carboxylic acid ¹



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Medical Definition of Orotic acid

1. Intermediate in the de novo synthesis of pyrimidines. Linked glycosidically to ribose 5' phosphate, orotate forms the pyrimidine nucleotide orotidylate, that on decarboxylation at position 5 of the pyrimidine ring yields the major nucleotide uridylate (uridine 5' phosphate). This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orotic Acid

oropesas
oropharyngeal
oropharyngeal membrane
oropharynges
oropharynx
oropharynxes
orophilic
orophyte
orophytes
orosomucoid
orotate
orotate phosphoribosyltransferase
orotates
orotic
orotic acid (current term)
orotic aciduria
orotidine
orotidine-5'-phosphate decarboxylase
orotidine 5'-monophosphate
orotidinuria
orotidylate
orotidylic acid
orotidylic acid decarboxylase
orotidylic acid phosphorylase
orotidylic acid pyrophosphorylase
orotracheal
orotracheal intubation
orotracheal tube
orotracheally

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