EC - Adenosine deaminase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
adenosine deaminase
Other name:
deoxyadenosine deaminase
Systematic name:
adenosine aminohydrolase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00419
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004000
CAS Registry Number: 9026-93-1
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (206) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Kaplan, N.O., Colowick, S.P. and Ciotti, M.M.
    Enzymatic deamination of cytosine nucleosides.
    J. Biol. Chem. 194 : 579-591 (1952).
  2. Powell, J.F. and Hunter, J.R.
    Adenosine deaminase and ribosidase in spores of Bacillus cereus.
    Biochem. J. 62 : 381-387 (1956).
  3. Singh, L. S., Sharma, R.
    Purification and characterization of intestinal adenosine deaminase from mice.
    Mol Cell Biochem 204 : 127-134 (2000). [PMID: 10718633]
  4. Cristalli, G., Costanzi, S., Lambertucci, C., Lupidi, G., Vittori, S., Volpini, R., Camaioni, E.
    Adenosine deaminase: functional implications and different classes of inhibitors.
    Med Res Rev 21 : 105-128 (2001). [PMID: 11223861]

[EC created 1961]