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deaminate

[ dee-am-uh-neyt ]
/ diˈæm əˌneɪt /
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verb (used with object), de·am·i·nat·ed, de·am·i·nat·ing.Chemistry.

to remove the amino group from (a compound).

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Origin of deaminate

First recorded in 1910–15; de- + aminate

OTHER WORDS FROM deaminate

de·am·i·na·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for deaminate

deaminate

deaminize or deaminise

/ (diːˈæmɪˌneɪt) /

verb

(tr) to remove one or more amino groups from (a molecule)

Derived forms of deaminate

deamination, deaminization or deaminisation, noun
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