glutamate 1-semialdehyde

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Glutamic α‐semialdehyde; the l enantiomer, l‐glutamate 1‐semialdehyde, (S)‐4‐amino‐5‐oxopentanoate, is the precursor of 5‐aminolevulinate (see glutamate‐1‐semialdehyde 2,1‐aminomutase). It is synthesized in plants from glutamate bound to a specific tRNA; after reduction ...

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