ADAR

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from the initial letter of the word adenosine, the initial letter of the word deaminase, the initial letter of the suffix -ase in deaminase, and the first letter of RNA.

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ADAR or ADA

  1. The enzyme adenosine deaminase, specifically that affects RNA. They are important in editing nuclear double stranded RNAs (from A to I) in higher eukaryotes. They work by acting to convert adenosines to insosines via hydrolytic deanimination.

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