aminotransferase

[ uh-mee-noh-trans-fuh-reys, -reyz, am-uh-noh- ]
/ əˌmi noʊˈtræns fəˌreɪs, -ˌreɪz, ˌæm ə noʊ- /

noun Biochemistry.

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Origin of aminotransferase

First recorded in 1960–65; amino- + transferase
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Medical definitions for aminotransferase

aminotransferase
[ ə-mē′nō-trănsfə-rās′, -rāz′, ăm′ə-nō- ]

n.

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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