Transaminases

transaminase

[trans-am-uh-neys, -neyz, tranz-]
noun Biochemistry.
any of a class of enzymes, occurring in most plant and animal tissue, that cause transamination.

Origin:
1940–45; transamin(ation) + -ase

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transaminase (trænzˈæmɪˌneɪz, -ˌneɪs)
 
n
biochem an enzyme that catalyses the transfer of an amino group from one molecule, esp an amino acid, to another, esp a keto acid, in the process of transamination

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transaminase trans·am·i·nase (trāns-ām'ə-nās', -nāz', trānz-)
n.
See aminotransferase.

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