guanine deaminase


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guan·ine de·am·i·nase

[MIM*139260]
a deaminase of the liver that catalyzes hydrolysis of guanine into xanthine and ammonia; the first step in purine degradation.
Synonym(s): guanase, guanine aminase

guanine deaminase

an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of guanine to xanthine and ammonia. It is present in liver, kidney, spleen, and other tissues. Also called guanase [gwan′ās] .

gua·nine de·am·i·nase

(gwah'nēn dē-am'i-nās)
A deaminase of the liver that catalyzes the hydrolysis of guanine into xanthine and ammonia; the first step in purine degradation.
Synonym(s): guanase.
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