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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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2Gemcitabine can be deaminated to its metabolite difluorodeoxyuridine (dFdU), also a radiosensitizer.
Phenylalanine is catalytically deaminated to cinnamic acid and then cinnamic acid is converted to various polyphenols, which share a definitive structural component: a phenol or an aromatic ring with at least one hydroxyl group.
2006), when protein is present in excess, its amino acids are transaminated and/or deaminated, and resulting carbon skeleton is diverted to energetic metabolic routes, resulting in increased nitrogen excretion (SA et al.
The higher whole body fat content beyond the optimum protein requirement level in the diet may be due to the fact that the excess dietary protein content in these diets gets deaminated and stored as body fat.
A deaminated derivative of neuraminic acid is 2-keto 3- deoxy nononic acid (Kdn) which was found in glycans from animals and microorganisms.
More recently, serological testing for antibodies against deaminated gliadin peptide (DGP) in people with IgA deficiency has been determined to be an effective screening test for celiac diseases (sensitivity and specificity greater than 90%) (Fasano & Catassi, 2012; Zevit & Shamir, 2014).
However, when cytosine is deaminated outside the context of a living cell, the uracil lesions remain unrepaired.
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.