deaminate


de·am·i·nate

transitive verb \-ˌnāt\
de·am·i·nat·edde·am·i·nat·ing

Definition of DEAMINATE

:  to remove the amino group from (a compound)
de·am·i·na·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌa-mi-ˈnā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of DEAMINATE

1926

de·am·i·nate

transitive verb \-ˌnāt\   (Medical Dictionary)
de·am·i·nat·edde·am·i·nat·ing

Medical Definition of DEAMINATE

: to remove the amino group from (a compound)
de·am·i·na·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌam-ə-ˈnā-shən\ noun

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