Adenosine Deaminase Conversion Proteins: A Potential Role
Adenosine deaminase (ADase) catalyzes the deamination of adenosine. Its importance is underscored by clinical and in vitro evidence that supports a causal relationship between absence of ADase and one form of severe combined immunodeficiency disease (1). In addition, the metabolism of several anti-tumor and anti-viral nucleosides is regulated by this enzyme (2).
KeywordsAdenosine Deaminase Severe Combine Immunodeficiency Disease Conversion Activity Adenosine Deaminase Activity Erythrocyte Plasma Membrane
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