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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And MAOs have a compensation mechanism that when either one is absent, the other can deaminate its nonpreferred monoamine substrate [29].
(2012) and the ability of fish to deaminate the dietary protein and use it as an energy source (CYRINO et al., 2010), it is possible to turn A.
Because of their high specific activities of ammonia production, the HAP bacteria are considered to deaminate over 25% of the protein in feeds (Krause and Russell, 1996).
Significant depression of urea level in NPQ- and slightly in NPE- rats suggests impairment of the ability of the liver to deaminate proteins by Q and E in NP- diet; serum urea is a product of protein degradation by the liver.
Ara-C has no effect on Escherichia coli, since the bacteria lack dCK that phosphorylates Ara-C into its active form and they actively deaminate Ara-C into Ara-uracil through the activity of cytidine/deoxycytidine deaminase (cdd).