N-acetylglutamate

The salt of N-acetylglutamic acid. An activator of carbamoyl phosphate synthetase I during urea synthesis; this amino acid causes a configurational change in the enzyme, increasing the activity of that enzyme. The inability to synthesise acetylglutamate results in a defect in urea biosynthesis. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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N-acetylglutamate

(NAG) Type: Term Pronunciation: a-sĕ′til-glū′tă-māt Definitions: 1. The salt of N-acetylglutamic acid. An activator of carbamoyl phosphate synthetase I during urea synthesis; this amino acid causes a configurational change in the enzyme, thus increasing its activity. The inability to synthesize N-acetylglutama
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