[ dee-am-uh-neys, -neyz ]
/ diˈæm əˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz /
an enzyme that releases the amino group from a compound.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Medicine definitions for deaminase
[ dē-ăm′ĭ-nās′ ]
Any of a class of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of compounds containing an amino group.deaminating enzyme
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.