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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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3]-N was found in low NFC/NDF diets compared with high NFC/NDF diets in the present study, which is in accordance with studies in dairy cows demonstrating that the provision of fermentable carbohydrates reduced ammonia production by reducing deamination or enhancing microbial capture of released ammonia in the rumen (Hristov et al.
The amino acid products of endogenous and exogenous protein digestion are degraded by hepatic transamination and oxidative deamination to produce ammonia, which is then converted to urea via the six enzymes of the urea cycle (Table) and excreted by the kidneys (2).
Off-target deamination by AID results in nucleotide substitutions and genomic rearrangements in B lymphocyte tumours.
While the fixation process adequately preserves the ultrastructure of the tissues, it often results in various types of damage to the DNA within the tissues, including deamination of cytosine to uracil, generation of nicks and gaps, oxidation of bases and blocking of 3o ends, as well as fragmentation and crosslinking of the DNA.
2_110 Deamination of cytidine EU101721 HmC4778_234 Cell adhesion GQ903764 HmSNP4691_183 Protein folding ADC32121 regulation Hm3Dl0_1 Oxygen transport EU135917 HmC4791_1099 Unknown EFX83250 HmC1449_847 Cell growth JF501214 HmC18774_676 Leucine metabolism NM_001126700 HmC22449_261 Protein folding AB026667 regulation HmC3835_411 Carbohydrate metabolism XP_413719 HmC45_3002 Cell division AF339450 HmC6061_1289 Muscle formation ABZ82035 HmC929_2563 Glucose metabolism AM076954 Hm3B4_2 Protein synthesis EF103429 Hm3B4_7 Protein synthesis EF103429 HmC253_1545 Cellular phosphate GAA56670 regulation Hmid2044 Oxygen transport GQ352369 HmidILL2.
1) belongs to the amidohydrolase protein superfamily and catalyses the deamination of cytosine to uracil and ammonia in the pyrimidine salvage pathway.
They reported kinetics of oxidative deamination and decarboxylation of some amino acids by diiodatocuprate(III) in alkaline medium.
The Diazyme ADA is a non-Giusti method, based on the enzymatic deamination of adenosine to inosine.
It is also involved in the deamination or removal of amino acids.
8 for gross mineralisation at 40[degrees]-50[degrees]C (Table 1), suggesting that the ratio between C-release and N-release was altered at extreme temperatures, possibly due to fast deamination.