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

  • n. Transfer of an amino group from one chemical compound to another.
  • n. Transposition of an amino group within a chemical compound.

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  • n. the transfer of an amino group from an amino acid to another molecule

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

  • n. the process of transfering an amino group from one compound to another
  • n. the process of transposing an amino group within a chemical compound


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  • This is done through a process called transamination, which is the transfer of amino groups into other amino acids.

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  • In each of the 19 pathways for the generation of chiral amino acids, the stereochemistry at the α-carbon atom is established by a transamination reaction that involves pyridoxal phosphate.

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  • This increase is probably attributable to the transamination of pyruvate formed by oxidation of the lactic acid produced in the fermentation.

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  • It is thought that the antiepileptic activity of VPA results from a combination of its influence on a number of targets in the central nervous system including inhibition of GABA transamination, reduction of NMDA-mediated neuronal excitation, inhibition of histone deacetylases (HDACs) and glycogen synthase kinase (GSK) -3, and blockade of voltage-gated sodium and T-type calcium channels

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  • It is involved in many reactions, primarily transamination.

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  • The metabolite accumulating in ssadh plants which is linked to the production of ROIs might thus be produced downstream of the GABA-T transamination step.

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  • Adaptations enzymic capacity photoperiodic (malic acid metabolism transamination)



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