adenine deaminase is present in trace amounts in animal tissues.
adenosine deaminase deficiency.
She had been born with a defective version of the gene that normally makes the essential enzyme adenosine deaminase (ADA ).
Adenosine deaminase deficiency (ADA): About 20 percent of SCID cases are of this type.
Adenosine deaminase (ADA)-An enzyme that is lacking in a specific type of severe combined immunodeficiency disease (SCID).
AIP is caused by a deficiency of porphobilinogen deaminase, which occurs due to mutations in the hydroxymethylbilane synthase gene (HMBS) located at 11q23.3.
Certain enzymes, such as porphobilinogen deaminase (the defective enzyme in AIP), can be easily extracted from red blood cells; other enzymes, however, are less readily collected or tested.
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