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EC 3.5.4.2     
Accepted name: adenine deaminase
Reaction: adenine + H2O = hypoxanthine + NH3
Other name(s): adenase; adenine aminase; ADase
Systematic name: adenine aminohydrolase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 9027-68-3
References:
1.  Blauch, M., Koch, F.C. and Hane, M.E. A study of xanthine oxidase of rat blood. J. Biol. Chem. 130 (1939) 471–486.
2.  Heppel, L.A., Hurwitz, J. and Horecker, B.L. Adenine deaminase of Azotobacter vinelandii. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 79 (1957) 630–633.
[EC 3.5.4.2 created 1961]
 
 


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