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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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The high frequency of C:G > T:A changes is strongly indicative that these changes are indeed artifactual and most readily explained as a consequence of cytosine being deaminated to uracil.
It is suggested that deaminated amino acids might contribute to the high rate of gluconeogenesis found in hepatocytes of broilers with ascites.
List and discuss the roles of deaminated gliadin peptides and autoimmune biomarkers in the diagnosis of celiac disease.
removal of DNA damage involving structurally non-distorting and non-bulky lesions like oxidized and ring-saturated bases, alkylated and deaminated bases, apurinic/apyrimidinic (AP) sites and some types of mismatches (1).
When present at high levels, BCAAs can be deaminated by the muscle cell and burned as energy.