ADA

Definitions of ADA
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n an enzyme found in mammals that can catalyze the deamination of adenosine into inosine and ammonia

ADA deficiency can lead to one form of severe combined immunodeficiency disease”
“the gene encoding ADA was one of the earlier human genes to be isolated and cloned for study”
Synonyms:
adenosine deaminase
Type of:
enzyme
any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions

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