Uracil salvage is necessary for early Arabidopsis development.

Abstract

Uridine nucleotides can be formed by energy-consuming de novo synthesis or by the energy-saving recycling of nucleobases resulting from nucleotide catabolism. Uracil phosphoribosyltransferases (UPRTs; EC 2.4.2.9) are involved in the salvage of pyrimidines by catalyzing the formation of uridine monophosphate (UMP) from uracil and phosphoribosylpyrophosphate… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2009.03963.x

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@article{Mainguet2009UracilSI, title={Uracil salvage is necessary for early Arabidopsis development.}, author={Samuel E Mainguet and Bertrand Gaki{\`e}re and Amel Majira and Sandra Pelletier and Françoise Bringel and Florence Gu{\'e}rard and Michel Caboche and Richard Berthom{\'e} and Jean Pierre Renou}, journal={The Plant journal : for cell and molecular biology}, year={2009}, volume={60 2}, pages={280-91} }