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URACIL-6-CARBOXYLIC ACID

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 alow from the Vocabulary of Cell and Molecular Biology
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