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guanine deaminase

noun, Biochemistry
1.
an enzyme, found in liver, brain, spleen, pancreas, and kidney, that converts guanine into xanthine and ammonia.
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guanine deaminase in Medicine

guanine deaminase n.
A liver enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of guanine to xanthine. Also called guanase.

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