Medical Definition of Dihydroorotase

1. An enzyme that, in the course of pyrimidine biosynthesis, catalyses ring closure by removal of water from N-carbamoyl-l-aspartate to form l-5,6-dihydroorotate (dihydro-orotic acid). Synonym: carbamoylaspartate dehydrase. Chemical name: (S)-Dihydroorotate amidohydrolase Registry number: EC 3.5.2.3 (21 Jun 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Dihydroorotase

dihydroimidazoles
dihydroisoxazole
dihydroisoxazoles
dihydrolase
dihydrolipoamide
dihydrolipoamide acetyltransferase
dihydrolipoamide acyltransferase
dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase
dihydrolipoamide succinyltransferase
dihydrolipoic acid
dihydromethysticin
dihydromorphine
dihydromorphines
dihydromorphinone hydrochloride
dihydroneopterin triphosphate pyrophosphohydrolase
dihydroorotase (current term)
dihydroorotate-ubiquinone oxidoreductase
dihydroorotate dehydrogenase
dihydroorotate hydroxylase
dihydroorotate oxidase
dihydrooxazine
dihydrophenanthrene
dihydrophenanthrenes
dihydrophenylisatin
dihydroprogesterone
dihydropteridine reductase
dihydropterin oxidase
dihydropteroate
dihydropteroate synthase
dihydropteroic acid

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