Carbamoyl phosphate synthetase: an amazing biochemical odyssey from substrate to product

@article{Holden1999CarbamoylPS,
  title={Carbamoyl phosphate synthetase: an amazing biochemical odyssey from substrate to product},
  author={Hazel M. Holden and James B. Thoden and Frank M. Raushel},
  journal={Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences CMLS},
  year={1999},
  volume={56},
  pages={507-522}
}
Abstract. Carbamoyl phosphate synthetase (CPS) catalyzes one of the most remarkable reactions ever described in biological chemistry, in which carbamoyl phosphate is produced from one molecule of bicarbonate, two molecules of Mg2+ATP, and one molecule of either glutamine or ammonia. The carbamoyl phosphate so produced is utilized in the synthesis of arginine and pyrimidine nucleotides. It is also employed in the urea cycle in most terrestrial vertebrates. Due to its large size, its important… 

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