orotic acid

orotic acid
6-Carboxyuracil; uracil-6-carboxylic acid; an important intermediate in the formation of the pyrimidine nucleotides; elevated in certain inherited defects of pyrimidine biosynthesis. SYN: uracil-6-carboxylic acid.

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orot·ic acid ȯr-.ät-ik- n a crystalline acid C4H4N2O4 that occurs in milk and is a growth factor for various microorganisms (as Lactobacillus bulgaricus) and a precursor of the pyrimidine bases of nucleotides

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orot·ic ac·id (ə-rotґik) uracil-6-carboxylic acid, an intermediate in the biosynthesis of the pyrimidine nucleotides.

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