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Term:
putrescine biosynthetic process from arginine, using agmatinase (GO:0033389)
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putrescine biosynthetic process from arginine via N-carbamoylputrescine 
putrescine biosynthetic process from arginine, using agmatinase  
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of putrescine, 1,4-diaminobutane, from other compounds, including arginine; in this pathway, arginine is converted to agmatine, and agmatine is converted to putrescine in a single enzymatic step.

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Exact Synonyms: putrescine anabolism from arginine, using agmatinase ;   putrescine biosynthesis from arginine, using agmatinase ;   putrescine formation from arginine, using agmatinase ;   putrescine synthesis from arginine, using agmatinase
Definition Sources: GOC:mah, MetaCyc:PWY-40

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