IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 5'-deoxyadenosine deaminase

Reaction: 5'-deoxyadenosine + H2O = 5'-deoxyinosine + NH3

Other name(s): MJ1541 (gene name); DadD

Systematic name: 5'-deoxyadenosine aminohydrolase

Comments: The enzyme from the archaeon Methanocaldococcus jannaschii is involved in the recycling of 5'-deoxyadenosine.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:


1. Miller, D., O'Brien, K., Xu, H. and White, R.H. Identification of a 5'-deoxyadenosine deaminase in Methanocaldococcus jannaschii and its possible role in recycling the radical S-adenosylmethionine enzyme reaction product 5'-deoxyadenosine. J. Bacteriol. 196 (2014) 1064-1072. [PMID: 24375099]

[EC created 2014]

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