The metabolism of serine in biotin deficiency

Nadkarni, G. B. ; Sreenivasan, A. (1957) The metabolism of serine in biotin deficiency Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Section B, 46 (4). pp. 229-235. ISSN 0370-0097

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Synthesis of serine from ethanolamine by carbon dioxide fixation is demonstrated to take place in presence of rat liver enzymes. The system is biotin-dependent. Serine deaminase activity but not that of serine decarboxylase is also reduced in biotin deficiency.

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