guanase

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guanase

(ˈɡwɑːneɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) an enzyme that converts guanine to xanthine by removal of an amino group
[C20: from guan(ine) + -ase]
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Nevertheless, they do not have GTPase activity and on the contrary, they exhibit activities such ribonuclease, methyltransferase, guanine deaminase, lactate dehydrogenase and others.
With c-Ha-ras1 as a query sequence, we retrieved the Bacillus subtilis Guanine Deaminase, an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolytic deamination of guanine into xanthine (Liaw et al.
Crystal structure of Bacillus subtilis guanine deaminase.
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