Catabolism of Amino Acids and Related Compounds.


This review considers the pathways for the degradation of amino acids and a few related compounds (agmatine, putrescine, ornithine, and aminobutyrate), along with their functions and regulation. Nitrogen limitation and an acidic environment are two physiological cues that regulate expression of several amino acid catabolic genes. The review considers… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/ecosalplus.3.4.7


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