Medical Definition of Uracil-6-carboxylic 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 Uracil-6-carboxylic Acid

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uracil-6-carboxylic acid (current term)
uracil-DNA glycosidase
uracil dehydrogenase
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