Purine nucleoside phosphorylase
UniProtKB accession: P00491
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UniProtKB description: Catalyzes the phosphorolytic breakdown of the N-glycosidic bond in the beta-(deoxy)ribonucleoside molecules, with the formation of the corresponding free purine bases and pentose-1-phosphate (PubMed:9305964, PubMed:23438750). Preferentially acts on 6-oxopurine nucleosides including inosine and guanosine (PubMed:9305964).