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Medical Term:

adenylosuccinate synthase

Pronunciation: ad′e-nil-ō-sŭk′sin-āt sin′thās


A ligase catalyzing the formation of adenylosuccinate, GDP, and phosphate from inosinic acid, aspartate, and GTP; an important enzyme in purine nucleotide biosynthesis.

Synonym(s): adenylylosuccinate synthase, IMP-aspartate ligase

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