deaminase

noun de·am·i·nase \ (ˌ)dē-ˈa-mi-ˌnās , -ˌnāz \

Definition of deaminase

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

Origin and Etymology of deaminase

de- + amino + -ase


Medical Dictionary

deaminase

noun de·am·i·nase \ (ˈ)dē-ˈam-ə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz \
variants: also desaminase play \(ˈ)des-\

medical Definition of deaminase

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

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