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his·tam·i·nase(hĭ-stăm′ə-nās′, -nāz′, hĭs′tə-mə-)
An enzyme that catalyzes the inactivation of histamine and is found in the digestive system.
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(Biochemistry) an enzyme, occurring in the digestive system, that inactivates histamine by removal of its amino group. Also called: diamine oxidase
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his•tam•i•nase(hɪˈstæm əˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz)
an enzyme that catalyzes the decomposition of histamine, used in treating allergies.
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|Noun||1.||histaminase - enzyme that acts as a catalyst in converting histidine to histamine|
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
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