Glossary of Medical Terms

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The formyl group or the methyl group that takes part in transformylation or transmethylation reactions; by means of these reactions, a group containing a single carbon atom is added to a compound being biosynthesised, adding a methyl group (as in thymidine formation), adding a hydroxymethyl group (as in serine biosynthesis), or closing a ring (as in purine formation).
glutamate-semialdehyde dehydrogenase   glutamate synthase   glutamate translocase   glutamate-tRNA ligase   glutamic   glutamic acid   glutamic acid dehydrogenases   glutamic acid hydrochloride   (0)
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