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adenosine deaminase

División en sílabas: a·den·o·sine de·am·i·nase
Pronunciación: /dēˈaməˌnās, -ˌnāz
 
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Definición de adenosine deaminase en inglés:

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Biochemistry
An enzyme that catalyzes the deamination of adenosine to inosine.
Example sentences
  • SCID is caused by a deficiency in the enzyme adenosine deaminase.
  • Patients with SCID are usually treated by replacing an essential enzyme, adenosine deaminase, which is lacking in such people.
  • The most common genetic defect that leads to this condition is a loss of the enzyme adenosine deaminase, but there are several others that will put you in the same boat.

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