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aminotransferase

[uh-mee-noh-trans-fuh-reys, -reyz, am-uh-noh-]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. transaminase.
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Origin of aminotransferase

First recorded in 1960–65; amino- + transferase
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aminotransferase in Medicine

aminotransferase

(ə-mē′nō-trănsfə-rās′, -rāz′, ăm′ə-nō-)
n.
  1. Any of various enzymes that catalyze the transfer of an amino group between an alpha-amino acid and usually a specific carbon on a keto acid.aminopherase transaminase
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