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Substance Name: Carbamoyltransferase, ornithine
RN: 9001-69-8


  • A urea cycle enzyme that catalyzes the formation of orthophosphate and L-citrulline (CITRULLINE) from CARBAMOYL PHOSPHATE and L-ornithine (ORNITHINE). Deficiency of this enzyme may be transmitted as an X-linked trait. EC
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • Ornithine Carbamoyltransferase


  • EINECS 232-625-1
  • L-Ornithine transcarbamylase
  • Ornicarbase
  • Ornithine carbamoyltransferase

Systematic Name

  • Carbamoyltransferase, ornithine

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9001-69-8

System Generated Number

  • 0009001698