deamination

deaminate

[dee-am-uh-neyt]
verb (used with object), deaminated, deaminating. Chemistry.
to remove the amino group from (a compound).

Origin:
1910–15; de- + aminate

deamination, noun
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deaminate, deaminize or deaminise (diːˈæmɪˌneɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to remove one or more amino groups from (a molecule)
 
deaminize, deaminize or deaminise
 
vb
 
deaminise, deaminize or deaminise
 
vb
 
deami'nation, deaminize or deaminise
 
n
 
deamini'zation, deaminize or deaminise
 
n
 
deamini'sation, deaminize or deaminise
 
n

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deamination
1912, from de- + amine + -ation.
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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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