adenosine deaminase


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Related to adenosine deaminase: Adenosine deaminase deficiency
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Noun1.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
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Identification of a point mutation resulting in a heat-labile adenosine deaminase (ADA) in two unrelated children with partial ADA deficiency.
Adenosine deaminase deficiency: genotype-phenotype correlations based on expressed activity of 29 mutant alleles.
The different extent of B and T cell immune reconstitution after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and enzyme replacement therapies in SCID patients with adenosine deaminase deficiency.
The comparison of adenosine deaminase activity values with polymerase chain reaction results in patients with tuberculosis.
Adenosine deaminase activity level in the fluid was 14.0 U/L.
Significantly high levels of plasma malondialdehyde, nitric oxide, myeloperoxidase, adenosine deaminase and cytokines and significantly low levels in total antioxidant capacity and glutathione levels were found in dogs with leishmaniasis when compared with the healthy controls.
The following information was recorded: age of patient (excluded from study if <18 years), gender, HIV status if noted in the report, adequacy of specimen submitted, histopathological diagnosis made and pleural fluid adenosine deaminase (ADA) result, as well as Ziehl-Neelsen (ZN) stain result if noted on the final report.
Objective: To find out the association of Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) adenosine deaminase (ADA) Levels with tuberculosis meningitis.
In terms of application, the global market has been divided into ophthalmology, oncology, and adenosine deaminase?deficient severe combined immunodeficiency (ADA-SCID).

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