EC - Adenosine-phosphate deaminase

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Accepted name:
adenosine-phosphate deaminase
Other names:
adenine nucleotide deaminase
adenosine (phosphate) deaminase
adenylate deaminase
Systematic name:
adenosine-phosphate aminohydrolase



Acts on AMP, ADP, ATP, NAD+ and adenosine, in decreasing order of activity. The bacterial enzyme can also accept the deoxy derivatives. cf. EC, AMP deaminase.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047623
CAS Registry Number: 37289-20-6


  1. Su, J.-C., Li, C.-C. and Ting, C.C.
    A new adenylate deaminase from red marine alga Porphyra crispata.
    Biochemistry 5 : 536-543 (1966). [PMID: 5940938]
  2. Yates, M.G.
    A non-specific adenine nucleotide deaminase from Desulfovibrio desulfuricans.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 171 : 299-310 (1969). [PMID: 5773435]

[EC created 1972, modified 1980, modified 2014]