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    ada

    ada - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ada

    Definition
    (noun) an enzyme found in mammals that can catalyze the deamination of adenosine into inosine and ammonia
    Synonyms : adenosine deaminase
    Example Sentence
    • 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 isolated and cloned for study
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