transamination

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trans·am·i·na·tion

 (trăns-ăm′ə-nā′shən, trănz-)
n.
1. Transfer of an amino group from one chemical compound to another.
2. Transposition of an amino group within a chemical compound.

transamination

(ˌtrænzæmɪˈneɪʃən)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem a chemical reaction which causes the transfer of an amino acid to another acid, esp a keto acid

trans•am•i•na•tion

(trænsˌæm əˈneɪ ʃən, trænz-)

n.
the transfer of an amino group from one compound to another.
[< French (1938); see trans-, amino, -ation]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.transamination - the process of transposing an amino group within a chemical compound
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
2.transamination - the process of transfering an amino group from one compound to another
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved