transamination

transamination

[trans-am-uh-ney-shuhn, tranz-]
noun Biochemistry, Chemistry.
the transfer of an amino group from one compound to another.

Origin:
1940–45; trans- + amin(o) + -ation

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transamination trans·am·i·na·tion (trāns-ām'ə-nā'shən, trānz-)
n.

  1. Transfer of an amino group from one chemical compound to another.

  2. Transposition of an amino group within a chemical compound.

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