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Medical Term:

AMP deaminase

Pronunciation: dē-am′i-nās


An enzyme that hydrolyzes adenylic acid to inosinic acid and NH3. A muscular deficiency of AMP deaminase in muscles can lead to excess fatigue following exercise.

Synonym(s): adenylic acid deaminase

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