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Urea cycle

urea cycle

The metabolic pathway isfound in vertebrates and takes place in theliver, in it, urea is synthesised from amino acids and carbon dioxide. See [[Ornithine Cycle.

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... from alanine is realtively difficult as the 'N' must be removed as urea. In gluconeogeneis there is no "net" calorie production but ... in efficiency. The nitrogen build up is more toxic to cells, so the cycle of alanine to glucose is very difficult. kidney < liver

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by balamurugan3
Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:57 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Gluconeogenesis
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Views: 9380

Re: how to memorize the amino acid

... shoter than Lys and there is the guanidium group. If you look on the urea cycle , you can see there is the arginine as well as ornithin, which is one-carbon-shorter ...

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by JackBean
Thu Feb 09, 2012 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: how to memorize the amino acid
Replies: 4
Views: 7126

About my Biochemistry Assignment

... 2. ETC and control of glycogen metabolism 3. ETC and citric acid cycle 4. ETC and Urea cycle Please drop your comments and ideas :wink: Thank you very very much~

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by khunnie
Mon Mar 08, 2010 5:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: About my Biochemistry Assignment
Replies: 3
Views: 2072

Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... * Treacher Collins Syndrome * Tuberous Sclerosis * Turner's Syndrome * Urea Cycle Disorder * Usher's Syndrome * Velocardiofacial Syndrome * von Hippel-Lindau Disease * ...

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by gamila
Thu Apr 23, 2009 4:16 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
Replies: 247
Views: 689109

Re: liver failure to convert ammonia into urea?

NH3 is converted to urea by the Urea cycle which occurs in the liver. I suppose an enzyme disorder could be an issue. Argininemia usually becomes ...

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by MichaelXY
Fri Oct 17, 2008 9:22 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: liver failure to convert ammonia into urea?
Replies: 3
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