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urea cycle

The sequence of reactions by which arginine is synthesized from ornithine, then cleaved to yield urea and regenerate ornithine.
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  • ornithine cycle
  • ornithine-urea cycle
  • Krebs-Henseleit cycle
  • Krebs-Henseleit pathway
  • urea biosynthesis
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