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hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase

noun hy·po·xan·thine-gua·nine phos·pho·ri·bo·syl·trans·fer·ase \ -ˈgwän-ˌēn-ˌfäs-fō-ˌrī-bō-sil-ˈtran(t)s-(ˌ)fər-ˌās, -ˌāz \

medical Definition of hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase

: an enzyme that conserves hypoxanthine in the body by limiting its conversion to uric acid and that is lacking in Lesch-Nyhan syndrome called also hypoxanthine phosphoribosyltransferase

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