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PRPP is an essential intermediate, important for the biosynthesis of purines and pyrimidines that are necessary for DNA & RNA. Purines are degraded into uric acid and ammonia --> urea, while pyrimidines are recycled for intermediates of the TCA cycle for energy

PRPP is an essential intermediate, important for the biosynthesis of purines and pyrimidines that are necessary for DNA & RNA. Purines are degraded into uric acid and ammonia --> urea, while pyrimidines are recycled for intermediates of the TCA cycle for energy