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purine biosynthesis


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The biosynthesis of purine ribonucleotides. The pathway begins with the formation of 5‐phospho‐α‐d‐ribosyl diphosphate (5‐phosphoribosyl‐α‐d‐pyrophosphate, common abbr.: PRPP) by ribose‐phosphate pyrophosphokinase, EC 2.7.6.1. This is converted to β‐5‐phosphoribosylamine (i) by ...

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