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aminase

[ am-uh-neys, -neyz ]
/ ˈæm əˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz /
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noun Biochemistry.

any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of amino compounds, releasing the amino group and liberating nitrogen.

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