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1. Urea (carbamide)
This water-soluble by-product of protein metabolism was the first organic compound to be synthesized in the lab (in 1824). Commercially, it is used in adhesives, animal feed, cosmetics, fertilizer, plastics, and is used as a stabilizer in explosives and as a diuretic .

2. Urea cycle
The metabolic pathway is found in vertebrates and takes place in the liver; in it, urea is synthesized from amino acid s and carbon dioxide.

3. Ureaplasma
A microorganism that can infect peoples' bladders; ureaplasmas are similar to mycoplasmas.

4. Urease
An enzyme that breaks urea down into carbon dioxide and ammonia ; it's typically used to measure urea concentrations.

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