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The removal of an amino group from an amino acid or other compound.
- ‘DNA bases are susceptible to hydrolytic deamination, although deamination is much less frequent in double-stranded compared to single-stranded DNA.’
- ‘Aspartate can also be formed by deamination of asparagine catalyzed by asparaginase.’
- ‘The spontaneous deamination of cytosine is a frequent event.’
- ‘The earliest enzymatic functions are mostly linked to amino acid catabolism: deamination, transamination, and decarboxylation.’
- ‘The liver, influenced by protein intake and anabolic need, makes urea from deamination of amino acids in the Krebs urea cycle.’
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