Adenylosuccinate lyase | definition of adenylosuccinate lyase by Medical dictionary
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ad·e·nyl·o·suc·ci·nate ly·ase (ad'e-nil-ō-sŭk'sin-āt lī'ās), [MIM*103050]
Adenylylsuccinate lyase; an enzyme catalyzing the nonhydrolytic cleavage of adenylosuccinic acid producing AMP and fumarate and also of 4-(N-succinocarboxamido)-5-aminoimidazole nucleotide to yield fumarate and aminoimidazole carboxamide ribosyl-5-phosphate. Both are steps in purine nucleotide biosynthesis.
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The diversity of adenylosuccinate lyase
(Ads1) gene and its relationship with Inosinic acid content in chicken.
Capillary electrophoresis for screening of adenylosuccinate lyase
The Nunthorpe tot was born with ADSL (Adenylosuccinate lyase
) deficiency, which means he is unable to speak or move around.