- Adenine deaminase
enzymology, an adenine deaminase (EC number|126.96.36.199) is an enzymethat catalyzes the chemical reaction
:adenine + H2O hypoxanthine + NH3
This enzyme belongs to the family of
hydrolases, those acting on carbon-nitrogen bonds other than peptide bonds, specifically in cyclic amidines. The systematic name of this enzyme class is adenine aminohydrolase. Other names in common use include adenase, adenine aminase, and ADase. This enzyme participates in purine metabolism.
CAS registry numberfor this enzyme class is CAS registry|9027-68-3."
Gene Ontology (GO) codes
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