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Synonyms for acid

Synonyms for acid

Synonyms for acid

any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt

being sour to the taste

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having the characteristics of an acid

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Plasma amino acid analysis revealed absence of citrulline and argininosuccinic acid, low normal ornithine, and high urinary orotic acid levels consistent with proximal urea cycle defects like Ornithine Transcarbamylase deficiency (OTC), N-acetyl Glutamate Synthase deficiency (NAGS), and Carbomyl Phosphate Synthase 1 deficiency (CPS1).
MS/MS has proven to be ineffective in reliably identifying deficiencies in the urea-cycle enzymes ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) and carbamyl phosphate synthetase (CPSI) through the quantitation of citrulline, though is considerably more useful when detecting elevations in this analyte in newborns with a deficiency in argininosuccinic acid synthetase (ASAS) or argininosuccinic acid lyase (ASAL).
But there is a simpler link between the asp and argininosuccinic acid, a link that goes deeper than the toxicity of the former or the pharmacology of the latter.
Citrullinemia--Citrullinemia stems from a deficiency of argininosuccinic acid synthetase.
Ravicti[TM] (glycerol phenylbutyrate), an investigational drug formerly known as HPN-100, is a pre-pro-drug of phenylacetic acid, the active moiety of BUPHENYL([R]), the only branded therapy currently FDA-approved as adjunctive therapy for the chronic management of patients with urea cycle disorders due to deficiencies in carbamylphosphate synthetase (CPS), ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC), and argininosuccinic acid synthetase (AS).