Example sentences for: deamination

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  • The genomes of primates contain a family of nine APOBEC genes that encode enzymes involved in the editing of RNA and/or DNA through the deamination of cytosine (C), so that this nucleotide mutates to uracil (U).

  • APOBEC3G-induced deamination at this stage results in monotonous guanine-to-adenine (G→A) nucleotide changes, a phenomenon called G→A hypermutation that had long been noted by HIV researchers without a clear understanding of its cause.

  • MAOA shows expression primarily in neurons and preferentially catalyzes the deamination of serotonin and noradrenaline.

  • Adenosine deaminase (ADAR) targets double-stranded regions of nuclear-encoded RNAs, catalyzing the deamination of adenosine (A) to inosine (I) [ 24].

  • The MAOA and MAOB genes are located on the X chromosome (Xp11) [ 63 ] and code for enzymes that catalyze the deamination of biogenic amines including the neurotransmitters norephinephrine, dopamine and serotonin.

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