deaminate
transitive verb (-nated; -nating) Date: 1926 to remove the amino group from (a compound) • deamination noun

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  • deaminate — [dē am′ə nāt΄] vt. deaminated, deaminating to remove the amino group, NH2, from (a molecule), usually by hydrolysis, oxidation, or reduction, with the accompanying formation of ammonia deamination n …   English World dictionary

  • deaminate — verb remove the amino radical (usually by hydrolysis) from an amino compound; to perform deamination • Syn: ↑deaminize • Derivationally related forms: ↑deaminization (for: ↑deaminize), ↑deamination • Hy …   Useful english dictionary

  • deaminate — deamination, n. /dee am euh nayt /, v.t., deaminated, deaminating. Chem. to remove the amino group from (a compound). [1910 15; DE + AMINATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • deaminate — verb To remove an amino group from a compound, especially by the use of a deaminase enzyme. See Also: deaminated …   Wiktionary

  • deaminate — de·am·i·nate .nāt vt, nat·ed; nat·ing to remove the amino group from (a compound) de·am·i·na·tion (.)dē .am ə nā shən n …   Medical dictionary

  • deaminate — de·aminate …   English syllables

  • deaminate — de•am•i•nate [[t]diˈæm əˌneɪt[/t]] v. t. nat•ed, nat•ing chem. to remove the amino group from (an organic compound) • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • deaminize — verb remove the amino radical (usually by hydrolysis) from an amino compound; to perform deamination • Syn: ↑deaminate • Derivationally related forms: ↑deaminization, ↑deamination (for: ↑deaminate) • Hy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adenosine Monophosphate Deaminase Deficiency type 1 — Classification and external resources Adenosine monophosphate OMIM 102770 …   Wikipedia

  • Myoadenylate deaminase deficiency — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = 102770 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Myoadenylate deaminase deficiency (MADD) is a recessive genetic metabolic disorder that affects… …   Wikipedia

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