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Dihydroorotase MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Dihydroorotase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.087.280
Unique ID
D004080
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004080
Scope Note
An enzyme that, in the course of pyrimidine biosynthesis, catalyzes ring closure by removal of water from N-carbamoylaspartate to yield dihydro-orotic acid. EC 3.5.2.3.
Entry Term(s)
Carbamoylaspartic Dehydrase
Dihydro-Orotase
Dihydro-Orotate Amidohydrolase
Registry Number
EC 3.5.2.3
CAS Type 1 Name
(S)-Dihydroorotate amidohydrolase
Previous Indexing
Amidohydrolases (1966-1976)
Orotic Acid (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
95; was DIHYDRO-OROTASE 1977-94 (see under AMIDOHYDROLASES 1977-90)
Online Note
use DIHYDROOROTASE to search DIHYDRO-OROTASE 1977-94
History Note
95; was DIHYDRO-OROTASE 1977-94 (see under AMIDOHYDROLASES 1977-90)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1976/04/27
Revision Date
2003/07/09
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