deaminate

verb
de·am·i·nate | \ -ˌnāt \
deaminated; deaminating

Definition of deaminate 

transitive verb

: to remove the amino group from (a compound)

Other words from deaminate

deamination \(ˌ)dē-ˌa-mi-ˈnā-shən \ noun

First Known Use of deaminate

1926, in the meaning defined above

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deaminate

transitive verb
de·am·i·nate | \ -ˌnāt \
deaminated; deaminating

Medical Definition of deaminate 

: to remove the amino group from (a compound)

Other words from deaminate

deamination \(ˌ)dē-ˌam-ə-ˈnā-shən \ noun

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