American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An amino acid, C5H12N2O2, not found in proteins, formed by hydrolyzing arginine and important in the formation of urea.
- n. biochemistry An amino acid, 2,5-diaminopentanoic acid, that is not present in protein, but is an intermediate in the biosynthesis of urea.
- n. an amino acid that does not occur in proteins but is important in the formation of urea
- ornith(uric acid), an acid found in birds' urine (ornith(o)- + uric acid) + -ine2. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“DFMO is an inhibitor that specifically targets a key protein called ornithine decarboxylase”
“The most common of the disorders is called ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency (OTC), with a prevalence of around one in 30,000, said Dr. Mark Batshaw, principal investigator of the Urea Cycle Disorders Consortium, part of the NIH's Office of Rare Diseases Research Network.”
“Such issues include Jesse Gelsinger20 suffered from a rare genetic disorder called ornithine transcarbamylase de ﬁ - exotic therapies versus cheaper more widely ciency, which, while requiring cumbersome treat - useful therapies; ment with diet and drugs, was not a life-threatening disorder for him.”
“Aminoacidopathies (maple syrup urine disease; homocystinuria; cobalamin deficiencies; tyrosinemia; urea cycle defects (ornithine transcarbamylase, carbamyl phosphate synthase, citrullinemia, argininosuccinic aciduria, arginase deficiencies) and non-ketotic hyperglycinemia)”
“Jesse was participating in a gene therapy trial for ornithine transcarboxylase deficiency (OTCD).”
“It stimulates your release of growth hormone and ornithine decarboxylase enzymes.”
“The major immune system and human growth hormone stimulants are the amino acids lysine, arginine, and ornithine.”
“D. Dakin he investigated arginase, the ferment which hydrolyses arginine into urea and ornithine, and later he discovered agmatine in herring roe and devised a method for preparing it.”
“I did not know this when I was fasting John, but now, I would give argenine and ornithine to someone with a serious infection as well as massive quantities of vitamin C.”
“The precursors are two essential amino acids, argenine and ornithine and certain vitamins such as C and B6.”
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