deaminase

[dee-am-uh-neys, -neyz]

Origin of deaminase

First recorded in 1915–20; de- + amin(o)- + -ase
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deaminase in Medicine

deaminase

[dē-ămĭ-nās]
n.
  1. Any of a class of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of compounds containing an amino group.deaminating enzyme
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