argininosuccinic acidmedical dictionary

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This amino acid is formed during the urea cycle from citrulline, aspartate and ATP. This reaction is catalyzed by argininosuccinic acid synthetase.

Chemical name: L-Aspartic acid, N-(((4-amino-4-carboxybutyl)amino)iminomethyl)-, (S)-

(12 Dec 1998)