from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To remove an amino group, NH2, from (an organic compound).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To remove an amino group from a compound, especially by the use of a deaminase enzyme.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. remove the amino radical (usually by hydrolysis) from an amino compound; to perform deamination


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