Definitions for urocanic acid
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An intermediate in the catabolism of L-histidine, transformed in the liver by urocanate hydratase (or urocanase) into 4-imidazolone-5-propionic acid and subsequently to glutamic acid.
Urocanic acid is an intermediate in the catabolism of L-histidine.
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