aminolysis


am·i·nol·y·sis

noun \ˌam-ə-ˈnäl-ə-səs\
plural am·i·nol·y·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of AMINOLYSIS

1
: ammonolysis or any analogous decomposition in which an amine takes the place of ammonia
2
: hydrolytic deamination (as the conversion of an amino acid into a hydroxy acid)
ami·no·lyt·ic \ə-ˌmē-nə-ˈlit-ik\ adjective

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