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Unformatted text preview: amino acid that results in the formation of pyradoxamine phosphate ( hint: PLP is the cofactor ). 3.) ( 2 Points ) What is the purpose of the urea cycle in land animals? Answer: To form urea from excess nitrogen so that it can be excreted from the body. N H C NH H LYS OH PO CO 2 C R H H 3 N CH 3 N H C H N H OH PO CH 3 CO 2 C R H LYS NH 3 B N H HC H N OH PO CH 3 CO 2 C R H O H N H HC OH PO CH 3 NH 2 R C CO 2 O Transaminase-PLP amino acid keto acid product Pyradoxmine Phosphate...
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