deamination

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de·am·i·nate

 (dē-ăm′ə-nāt′)
tr.v. de·am·i·nat·ed, de·am·i·nat·ing, de·am·i·nates
To remove an amino group, NH2, from (an organic compound).

de·am′i·na′tion n.
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Noun1.deamination - removal of the amino radical from an amino acid or other amino compound
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
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Duodenal and nodal follicular lymphomas are distinct: the former lacks activation-induced cytidine deaminase and follicular dendritic cells despite ongoing somatic hypermutations.
Curcumin further inhibits Helicobacter pylori mediated carcinogenesis in gastric tissue by down regulating H pylori induced expression of activation-induced cytidine deaminase (Zaidi et al.
Drug inactivation can result from Ara-CMP conversion into Ara-uracil by cytidine deaminase (cdd), or from dephosphorylation of Ara-CMP by cytoplasmic nucleotidase (3).
Activation-induced cytidine deaminase (AID), a protein necessary for somatic hypermutation and class switch recombination, is expressed in the germinal center (10) and in extrafollicular large proliferating B cells.
Activation-induced cytidine deaminase (AID) deficiency causes the autosomal recessive form of the Hyper-IgM syndrome (HIGM2).
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