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aminase

[am-uh-neys, -neyz] /ˈæm əˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of amino compounds, releasing the amino group and liberating nitrogen.
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