deamination


deamination

verb (used with object), de·am·i·nat·ed, de·am·i·nat·ing. Chemistry.

  1. to remove the amino group from (a compound).

verb

  1. (tr) to remove one or more amino groups from (a molecule)
n.

1912, from de- + amine + -ation.

n.

  1. The removal of an amine group, usually by hydrolysis.

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