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Nucleotide catabolism

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    Sections/problems listed with an asterisk (*) do not discuss the exact reaction indicated, but do discuss a closely related reaction.

    Cytidine (to uridine)

    • Cytidine deaminase (EC P11.4



    Adenosine (to uric acid via xanthine)

    • Adenosine deaminase (EC P11.5
    • Purine nucleoside phosphorylase (EC Section 9.2*
    • Xanthine oxidase (EC; EC not discussed

    Guanosine (to uric acid via xanthine)

    Organic Chemistry With a Biological Emphasis by Tim Soderberg (University of Minnesota, Morris)