deaminase


de·am·i·nase

noun \(ˌ)dē-ˈa-mi-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Definition of DEAMINASE

:  an enzyme that hydrolyzes amino compounds (as amino acids) with removal of the amino group

Origin of DEAMINASE

de- + amino + -ase
First Known Use: 1920

de·am·i·nase

noun \(ˈ)dē-ˈam-ə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DEAMINASE

: an enzyme that hydrolyzes amino compounds (as amino acids) with removal of the amino group

Variants of DEAMINASE

de·am·i·nase also des·am·i·nase \(ˈ)des-\

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