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Medical Term:

orotidylic acid decarboxylase

 

Definition: an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of OMP to UMP and CO2; a defect or inhibition of this enzyme results in orotic aciduria and orotidinuria; this enzyme is a part of pyrimidine biosynthesis.

Synonym(s): OMP decarboxylase

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