5'nucleotidase, adenosine deaminase and purine nucleoside phosphorylase activities in acute leukaemia.

Three enzymes concerned in purine degradation, 5'nucleotidase (5'NT), adenosine deaminase (ADA) and purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) have been measured biochemically in the bone marrow or peripheral blood blasts from 75 patients with acute leukaemia, from 18 patients with blast crisis of chronic granulocytic leukaemia and in the bone marrow and… (More)