urea and ammonia
As you can probably see, urea is a much larger molecule, is planar (flat) and organic (contains carbon). It also contains ammonium ions – the two side groups – so in that way it’s related to ammonia. They also have very different physical properties. For example, ammonia is a gas with a very strong
Chemical formula: CH₄N₂O
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Both are Nitrogen based molecules, but Urea(in urine) is CO(NH2)2, whereas ammonia is NH3. Excess nitrogen in mammals is toxic, and is removed from the body either in the form of urea or ammonia.
Aug 07, 2015 · Renal nitrogen metabolism primarily involves urea and ammonia metabolism, and is essential to normal health. Urea is the largest circulating pool of nitrogen, excluding nitrogen in circulating proteins, and its production changes in parallel to the degradation of dietary and endogenous proteins.
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Ammonia and urea are two chemicals which are very important to the New Zealand economy. This article covers a process used by Petrochem in Kapuni, South Taranaki, to synthesise ammonia from natural gas and air, then synthesise urea from this ammonia and carbon dioxide.