University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Ankara, Turkey 06100.
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Adenosine deaminase (ADA) catalyzes the conversion of adenosine to ammonia
and inosine in purine metabolism or purine salvage pathway. ADA is found
widely in human tissues with its highest activity in lymphoid tissues.
Among lymphocytes, it is mainly associated with T-lymphocytes  and
studies have shown increased serum ADA levels in diseases characterized
by T cell proliferation or activation [2, 3].
Psoriasis is regarded as an immunologically [...]