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 +A compound formed in the liver from ammonia produced by the deamination of amino acids. It is the principal end product of protein catabolism and constitutes about one half of the total urinary solids.
 +Urea aqueous solution is commoly used for denaturation or destabilization of proteins for solubilization or estimation of structural stability of proteins.
 +  *[[MeSH>​68014508|MeSH]]
 +  *[[Arginine]]
 +  *[[Ornithine]]
 +{{tag>​Chemical_structure Metabolism Denaturant}}