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aspartate carbamoyltransferase


Definition: an enzyme catalyzing formation of ureidosuccinate (N-carbamoyl-l-aspartate) and orthophosphate by the transfer of a carbamoyl moiety from carbamoylphosphate to the amino group of l-aspartate; participates in pyrimidine biosynthesis.

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