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deaminate

[ dee-am-uh-neyt ]
/ di藞忙m 蓹藢ne瑟t /
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verb (used with object), de路am路i路nat路ed, de路am路i路nat路ing.Chemistry.
to remove the amino group from (a compound).
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Origin of deaminate

First recorded in 1910鈥15; de- + aminate

OTHER WORDS FROM deaminate

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

deaminate

deaminize or deaminise

/ (di藧藞忙m瑟藢ne瑟t) /

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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