adenosine deaminase

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Synonyms for adenosine deaminase

an enzyme found in mammals that can catalyze the deamination of adenosine into inosine and ammonia


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Adenosine deaminase in the diagnosis of tuberculous pleural effusion.
Combined use of pleural adenosine deaminase with lymphocyte/neutrophil ratio: increased specificity for the diagnosis of tuberculous pleuritis.
Study of adenosine deaminase activity in pulmonary tuberculosis and other common respiratory diseases.
Adenosine deaminase and tuberculous meningitis--a systematic review with meta-analysis.
Cytokines regulate membrane adenosine deaminase on human activated lymphocytes.
The ascidic adenosine deaminase (ADA) level was 48 U/L (normal 0-18).
apyrase, serpin 1 and 2, D7 protein, adenosine deaminase (ADA), a serine protease, amylase, actin, purine nucleosidase, lectin (Ribeiro et al.
5] first observed that adenosine deaminase (ADA), a zinc-containing metalloenzyme expressed in high levels by lymphocytes and monocytes, was elevated in PTB.
Combination of adenosine deaminase activity and polymerase chain reaction in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid in the diagnosis of smear-negative active pulmonary tuberculosis.
Measurement of adenosine deaminase (ADA) activity levels, have proven to be sensitive and specific for Pulmonary Tuberculosis (pTB) in special circumstances, such as in regions with a high prevalence of tuberculosis.
Ashanti (Ashi) DeSilva had a condition called adenosine deaminase deficiency or ADA, a disorder caused by an enzyme deficiency.
Ascites fluid adenosine deaminase has shown promise as a reliable, minimally invasive diagnostic test in resource-poor countries, but was insensitive in a United States study (9).
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