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phosphoribosylglycineamide synthetase

Pronunciation: fos'fo-ri'bo-sil-gli-sin'a-mid sin'the-tas

Definition: an enzyme that reacts glycine with ribosylamine 5-phosphate and ATP to form ADP, orthophosphate, and phosphoribosylglycineamide in the course of purine biosynthesis.

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