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|Noun||1.||adenosine deaminase - 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"|
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions