transaminate

verb
1. change (an amino group) by transferring it from one compound to another
Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑alter, ↑modify
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

2. undergo transfer from one compound to another
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amino groups can transaminate

Derivationally related forms: ↑transamination
Topics: ↑chemistry, ↑chemical science
Hypernyms: ↑change
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Something ——s

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\\tran(t)ˈsaməˌnāt, traan-, -nˈza-\ verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
Etymology: back-formation from transamination
: to induce or catalyze a transamination
: to induce or catalyze the transamination of

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • transaminate — verb To subject to transamination …   Wiktionary

  • transaminate — trans·am·i·nate .nāt vb, nat·ed; nat·ing vi to induce or catalyze a transamination vt to induce or catalyze the transamination of …   Medical dictionary

  • transaminate — trans·am·i·nate …   English syllables

  • chemical science — noun the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions • Syn: ↑chemistry • Derivationally related forms: ↑chemic (for: ↑chemistry), ↑chemist (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • transamination — noun 1. the process of transposing an amino group within a chemical compound • Hypernyms: ↑chemical process, ↑chemical change, ↑chemical action 2. the process of transfering an amino group from one compound to another • Derivationally related… …   Useful english dictionary

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