Orotidylic acid pyrophosphorylase

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orotidylic acid pyrophosphorylase --> orotate phosphoribosyltransferase

(Science: enzyme) The enzyme catalyzing the formation of orotidine-5'-phosphoric acid (orotidylic acid) from orotic acid and 5-phosphoribosyl-1-pyrophosphate in the course of pyrimidine nucleotide biosynthesis.

Chemical name: orotidine-5'-phosphate:pyrophosphate phospho-alpha-D-ribosyltransferase

Registry number: EC 2.4.2.10