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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