deamidase


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deamidase

 [de-am´ĭ-dās]
an enzyme that splits amides to form a carboxylic acid and ammonia.
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a·mi·do·hy·dro·lase

(am'i-dō-hī'drō-lās)
[EC class 3.5.1 and 3.5.2] An enzyme hydrolyzing C-N bonds of amides and cyclic amides; e.g., asparaginase, barbiturase, urease, amidase.
Synonym(s): amidases, deamidase, deamidizing enzyme.
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