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Orotic acid is an organic acid that is elevated in the urea cycle disorders orthine transcarbamylase deficiency and hyperornithinemia, hyperammonemia, homocitrullinemia (HHH syndrome). Urea cycle disorders are inherited disorders of protein metabolism that lead to markedly elevated ammonia in blood and tissues.
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