Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0043100 - pyrimidine nucleobase salvage

Synonyms: pyrimidine base salvage

Definition: Any process that generates pyrimidine nucleobases, 1,3-diazine organic nitrogenous bases, from derivatives of them without de novo synthesis.

Parent Classes:
GO:0008655 - pyrimidine-containing compound salvage ,
GO:0019856 - pyrimidine nucleobase biosynthetic process

Child Classes:
GO:0006223 - uracil salvage (1)

Term Members:
pyrimidine nucleotidase (yjjG)

Unification Links: GO:0043100

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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