Urea Synthesis and Metabolism of Arginine and Citrulline

  1. F. F. Nord
  1. S. Ratner

Published Online: 22 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470122600.ch8

Advances in Enzymology and Related Areas of Molecular Biology, Volume 15

Advances in Enzymology and Related Areas of Molecular Biology, Volume 15

How to Cite

Ratner, S. (1954) Urea Synthesis and Metabolism of Arginine and Citrulline, in Advances in Enzymology and Related Areas of Molecular Biology, Volume 15 (ed F. F. Nord), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470122600.ch8

Editor Information

  1. Fordham University, New York, N. Y.

Author Information

  1. New York, N. Y.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1954

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470646809

Online ISBN: 9780470122600

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Keywords:

  • arginine;
  • citrulline;
  • urea synthesis;
  • metabolism;
  • ornithine cycle

Summary

  • Introduction

  • The Ornithine Cycle

  • Present Status of Urea Synthesis

  • Mechanism of Arginine Synthesis from Citrulline

  • Mechanism of Citrulline Synthesis from Ornithine

  • Intermediates and Energetics of Ornithine Cycle

  • Mechanism of Arginine Synthesis in Kidney

  • Arginine Synthesis in General

  • Degradation of Arginine and Citrulline to Ornithine