Reactome: A Curated Pathway Database

Pyrimidine salvage reactions

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-73614
Type
Pathway
Species
Homo sapiens
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Summation

In pyrimidine salvage reactions, nucleosides and free bases generated by DNA and RNA breakdown are converted back to nucleotide monophosphates, allowing them to re-enter the pathways of pyrimidine biosynthesis (interconversion).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
  The Metabolic and Molecular Bases of Inherited Disease, 8th ed   2001
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