adenosine deaminase


adenosine deaminase

noun

Definition of ADENOSINE DEAMINASE

: an enzyme which catalyzes the conversion of adenosine to inosine and whose deficiency causes a form of severe combined immunodeficiency disease as a result of the accumulation of toxic metabolites which inhibit DNA synthesis—abbreviation ADA

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