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tr.v. de·am·i·nized, de·am·i·niz·ing, de·am·i·niz·es
To deaminate.

de·am′i·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.deaminization - 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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Diets with reduced protein and deficient in one or more amino-acids cause the deaminization of excess dietetic amino-acids (Thr), coupled to the resultant nitrogen excreted as uric acid.