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trans·am·i·nase(trăns-ăm′ə-nās′, -nāz′, trănz-)
Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze transamination. Also called aminotransferase.
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(Biochemistry) biochem an enzyme that catalyses the transfer of an amino group from one molecule, esp an amino acid, to another, esp a keto acid, in the process of transamination
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trans•am•i•nase(trænsˈæm əˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz, trænz-)
any of a class of enzymes that conduct transamination.
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|Noun||1.||transaminase - a class of transferases that catalyze transamination (that transfer an amino group from an amino acid to another compound)|
glutamic oxalacetic transaminase, glutamic oxaloacetic transaminase - an enzyme involved in transamination
transferase - any of various enzymes that move a chemical group from one compound to another compound
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