adenosine de-aminase

adenosine deaminase

noun
an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of adenosine to inosine and ammonia. Abbreviation: ADA
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adenosine deaminase

noun
an enzyme found in mammals that can catalyze the deamination of adenosine into inosine and ammonia; "ADA deficiency can lead to one form of severe combined immunodeficiency disease"; "the gene encoding ADA was one of the earlier human genes to be isolated and cloned for study" 
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