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4-Disposal of Nitrogen

4-Disposal of Nitrogen

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Disposal of Amino Acids &
Urea Cycle
Dr Imran siddiqui
MBBS, MPhil
OVERVIEW OF AMINO ACID METABOLISM
ENVIRONMENT
ORGANISM
Ingested
protein
Bio-
synthesis
Protein
AMINO
ACIDS
Nitrogen
Carbon
skeletons
Urea
Degradatio
n
(required)
1
2
3
a
b

Purines
Pyrimidines
Porphyrins

c
c
Used for
energy

pyruvate
\u03b1-ketoglutarate
succinyl-CoA
fumarate
oxaloacetate

acetoacetate
acetyl CoA
(glucogenic)
(ketogenic)
Amino acid metabolism
\u2022Metabolism of amino acids differs,
but 3 common reactions:

\u2013Transamination
\u2013Deamination
\u2013Formation of urea

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