guanine deaminase


noun Biochemistry.

an enzyme, found in liver, brain, spleen, pancreas, and kidney, that converts guanine into xanthine and ammonia.
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Medicine definitions for guanine deaminase

guanine deaminase


n.

A liver enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of guanine to xanthine.guanase
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