1. [ noun ] (biology,chemistry,biochemistry) an enzyme found in mammals that can catalyze the deamination of adenosine into inosine and ammonia
Synonyms: ada

"ADA deficiency can lead to one form of severe combined immunodeficiency disease" "the gene encoding ADA was one of the earlier human genes to be isolate

Related terms: enzyme
Similar spelling:   adenosine_diphosphate