Figure 25.8. Inosinate Formation.

Figure 25.8Inosinate Formation

The removal of fumarate, the addition of a second formyl group from N10-formyltetrahydrofolate, and cyclization completes the synthesis of inosinate (IMP), a purine nucleotide.

From: Section 25.2, Purine Bases Can Be Synthesized de Novo or Recycled by Salvage Pathways

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Biochemistry. 5th edition.
Berg JM, Tymoczko JL, Stryer L.
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