salvage pathways
Metabolic pathways that allow synthesis of important intermediates from materials that would otherwise be waste products. An experimentally important pathway is that from hypoxanthine to nucleotides. See HGPRT.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Nucleotide salvage — A salvage pathway is a pathway in which nucleotides (purine and pyrimidine) are synthesized from intermediates in the degradative pathway for nucleotides. Salvage pathways are used to recover bases and nucleosides that are formed during… …   Wikipedia

  • Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide — Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide …   Wikipedia

  • Purine nucleoside phosphorylase — Not to be confused with polynucleotide phosphorylase. purine nucleoside phosphorylase Identifiers EC number 2.4.2.1 CAS number …   Wikipedia

  • Nucleotide — Nucleotides are molecules that, when joined together, make up the structural units of RNA and DNA. In addition, nucleotides participate in cellular signaling (cGMP and cAMP), and are incorporated into important cofactors of enzymatic reactions… …   Wikipedia

  • Nucleoside phosphorylase — Nucleoside phosphorylase, also known as NP, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: NP nucleoside phosphorylase| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=4860| accessdate = ] PBB Summary… …   Wikipedia

  • CTP synthase — Cytidine triphosphate Identifiers EC number 6.3.4.2 …   Wikipedia

  • Inosine — drugbox IUPAC name = Inosine CAS number = 58 63 9 ATC prefix = D06 ATC suffix = BB05 ATC supplemental = ATC|G01|AX02 PubChem = 6021 DrugBank = EXPT02378 C=10|H=12|N=4|O=5 molecular weight = 268.229 g/mol bioavailability = protein bound =… …   Wikipedia

  • Herman Kalckar — Infobox Scientist name = Herman Kalckar box width = image width = caption = birth date = March 26 1908 birth place = Copenhagen, Denmark death date = death date and age|1991|5|17|1908|3|26 death place = residence = nationality = ethnicity = field …   Wikipedia

  • HAT medium — A selective growth medium for animal tissue cells that contains Hypoxanthine, the folate antagonist Aminopterin (or amethopterin) and Thymine. Used for selection of hybrid somatic cell lines, as in the production of monoclonal antibodies. In HAT… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • nucleic acid — /nooh klee ik, klay , nyooh /, Biochem. any of a group of long, linear macromolecules, either DNA or various types of RNA, that carry genetic information directing all cellular functions: composed of linked nucleotides. [1890 95; NUCLE(US) + IC;… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”