Nucleotide Metabolism

This page describes the biosynthesis of nucleotides in mammals. It includes information on folic acid and "one carbon" metabolism, salvage pathways, nucleotide degradation, gout and the mode of action of some important anti-cancer drugs. Click here to skip over the detailed contents section.

Detailed table of contents

aspartate transcarbamylase
carbamyl phosphate synthetase (cytosolic)
dihydroorotase
dihydroorotate dehydrogenase
glutamine PRPP amidotransferase
orotate phosphoribosyl transferase
PRPP synthetase
purine metabolism
pyrimidine metabolism


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aspartate transcarbamylase
carbamyl phosphate synthetase (cytosolic)
dihydroorotase
dihydroorotate dehydrogenase
glutamine PRPP amidotransferase
orotate phosphoribosyl transferase
PRPP synthetase
purine metabolism
pyrimidine metabolism

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