adenosine deaminase

noun

: 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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“Adenosine deaminase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/adenosine%20deaminase. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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