IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 3.5.4.4

Accepted name: adenosine deaminase

Reaction: adenosine + H2O = inosine + NH3

Other name(s): deoxyadenosine deaminase

Systematic name: adenosine aminohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9026-93-1

References:

1. Kaplan, N.O., Colowick, S.P. and Ciotti, M.M. Enzymatic deamination of cytosine nucleosides. J. Biol. Chem. 194 (1952) 579-591.

2. Powell, J.F. and Hunter, J.R. Adenosine deaminase and ribosidase in spores of Bacillus cereus. Biochem. J. 62 (1956) 381-387.

[EC 3.5.4.4 created 1961]


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