an enzyme, found in liver, brain, spleen, pancreas, and kidney, that converts guanine into xanthine and ammonia.
guanine deaminase n.
A liver enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of guanine to xanthine. Also called guanase.
- Guanine deoxyribonucleotide
guanine deoxyribonucleotide n. See deoxyguanylic acid.
- Guanine ribonucleotide
guanine ribonucleotide n. See GMP.
[gwah-noh] /ˈgwɑ noʊ/ noun 1. a natural manure composed chiefly of the excrement of sea birds, found especially on islands near the Peruvian coast. 2. any similar substance, as an artificial fertilizer made from fish. /ˈɡwɑːnəʊ/ noun (pl) -nos 1. 2. any similar but artificial substance used as a fertilizer n. c.1600, from Spanish guano […]
[gwah-nuh-seen, -sin] /ˈgwɑ nəˌsin, -sɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a ribonucleoside component of ribonucleic acid, comprising ribose and . /ˈɡwɑːnəˌsiːn; -ˌziːn/ noun 1. (biochem) a nucleoside consisting of guanine and ribose guanosine gua·no·sine (gwä’nə-sēn’, -sĭn) n. A nucleoside consisting of guanine and ribose.