deaminate


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deaminate

(dē-ăm′ə-nāt′)
tr.v. deami·nated, deami·nating, deami·nates
To remove an amino group, NH2, from (an organic compound).

de·am′i·na′tion n.
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Nitric oxide also deaminates DNA and enhances the damaging effects of hydrogen peroxide, he said at the annual meeting of the Pacific Dermatologic Association.
Sodium bisulfite deaminates unmethylated cytosine to uracil, and the methylation is accessed by the PCR with either methylation-specific primers or methylation-independent primers (MIPs).