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deaminate

[dee-am-uh-neyt] /diˈæm əˌneɪt/
verb (used with object), deaminated, deaminating. Chemistry
1.
to remove the amino group from (a compound).
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; de- + aminate
Related forms
deamination, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for deamination

deaminate

/diːˈæmɪˌneɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to remove one or more amino groups from (a molecule)
Derived Forms
deamination, deaminization, deaminisation, noun
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Word Origin and History for deamination
n.

1912, from de- + amine + -ation.

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deamination in Medicine

deamination de·am·i·na·tion (dē-am'i-nā'shŭn) or de·am·i·ni·za·tion (-ĭ-nĭ-zā'shən)
n.
The removal of an amine group, usually by hydrolysis.

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