adenosine deaminase


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a·den·o·sine de·am·i·nase (ADA),

[MIM*102700]
an enzyme found in mammalian tissues, capable of catalyzing the deamination of adenosine, forming inosine and ammonia. A deficiency of adenosine deaminase can lead to one form of severe combined immunodeficiency disease.

adenosine deaminase

n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the deamination of the nucleoside adenosine and whose deficiency can cause severe immune disorders.

adenosine deaminase

The enzyme (EC 3.5.4.4) that catalyses the hydrolysis of the amino group of adenosine, yielding inosine and ammonia.

a·den·o·sine de·am·i·nase

(ă-denō-sēn dē-ami-nās)
Enzyme found in mammalian tissues, capable of catalyzing the deamination of adenosine, forming inosine and ammonia. A deficiency can lead to one form of severe combined immunodeficiency disease.

Adenosine deaminase (ADA)

An enzyme that is lacking in a specific type of SCID. Children with an ADA deficiency have low levels of both B and T cells.
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Rapid automated determination of adenosine deaminase and lysozyme for differentiating tuberculous and nontuberculous pleural effusions.
Adenosine deaminase in severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome.
Value of adenosine deaminase in the diagnosis of tuberculous pleural effusions in young patients in a region of high prevalence of tuberculosis.
Though the number of the controls, pyogenic meningitis and aseptic meningitis cases in this study is small, adenosine deaminase activity in CSF is a rapid, relatively inexpensive and easy procedure, can be of great value in the early diagnosis of tuberculous meningitis and helps in earlier institution of appropriate treatment thereby preventing mortality and complications.
Adenosine deaminase in the diagnosis of tuberculous pleural effusions: A report of 218 patients and review of the literature.
Comparative analysis of cerebrospinal fluid adenosine deaminase levels in infective meningitis of different aetiologies.
Adenosine deaminase in CSF and pleural fluid for diagnosis of tubercular meningitis and pulmonary tuberculosis.
Adenosine deaminase isozymes in tuberculous pleural effusion.
Hence, the anti-inflammatory effect of essential oil from ginger and turmeric rhizomes in cadmium induced neurotoxicity in rats was evaluated by assessing their effect on some cytokines and hippocampus and prefrontal cortex acetylcholinesterase (AChE) and adenosine deaminase (ADA) activities (important enzymes relevant in the management/prevention of neurodegenerative diseases).
Blood work revealed elevated carbohydrate antigen (CA) 125 and positive QuantiFERON-TB Gold, but adenosine deaminase, CA 19, alpha-fetoprotein, and inhibin B were within normal limits.

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