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APOBEC Deaminases MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
APOBEC Deaminases
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.151.486.250.500
Unique ID
D000071478
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000071478
Scope Note
A family of conserved cytidine deaminases that catalyze the DEAMINATION of CYTIDINE to URIDINE. They are characterized by N and C-terminal zinc-dependent catalytic domains and have important functions in RNA EDITING; EPIGENTIC PROCESSES; and the INNATE IMMUNE RESPONSE against viruses.
Entry Term(s)
AID-APOBEC Deaminases
APOBEC Enzymes
APOBEC Family Proteins
Apolipoprotein B mRNA Editing Enzyme, Catalytic Polypeptides
Registry Number
EC 3.5.4.5
Previous Indexing
Cytidine Deaminase (1991-2016)
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/08
Revision Date
2016/04/15
APOBEC Deaminases Preferred
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