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Accepted name: aspartate carbamoyltransferase
Reaction: carbamoyl phosphate + L-aspartate = phosphate + N-carbamoyl-L-aspartate
For diagram of pyrimidine biosynthesis, click here
Other name(s): carbamylaspartotranskinase; aspartate transcarbamylase; aspartate carbamyltransferase; aspartic acid transcarbamoylase; aspartic carbamyltransferase; aspartic transcarbamylase; carbamylaspartotranskinase; L-aspartate transcarbamoylase; L-aspartate transcarbamylase; carbamoylaspartotranskinase; aspartate transcarbamylase; aspartate transcarbamoylase; ATCase
Systematic name: carbamoyl-phosphate:L-aspartate carbamoyltransferase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9012-49-1
1.  Lowenstein, J.M. and Cohen, P.P. Studies on the biosynthesis of carbamylaspartic acid. J. Biol. Chem. 220 (1956) 57–70. [PMID: 13319326]
2.  Reichard, P. and Hanshoff, G. Aspartate carbamyl transferase from Escherichia coli. Acta Chem. Scand. 10 (1956) 548–566.
3.  Shepherson, M. and Pardee, A.B. Production and crystallization of aspartate transcarbamylase. J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 3233–3237.
[EC created 1961]

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