deaminate


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remove the amino radical (usually by hydrolysis) from an amino compound

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Normal bacterial flora deaminates tryptophan in the gastrointestinal tract to produce indole.
Another possible route for generating glutamate in the mitochondria is glutamate dehydrogenase (GDH; EC 1.4.1.3), which can either directly produce glutamate from ammonium and a-ketoglutarate or deaminate glutamate to produce a-ketoglutarate.
Any excess amino acids result in unproductive heat generation to deaminate the extra amino acids.
isolates were motile could grow on 7% NaCl, Sabouraud Dextrose Agar and lysozyme (0.001%), could hydrolyze starch and casein, deaminate phenylealanine, decompose tyrosine, utilize citrate but do not grow at 65degC.
Therefore, asparaginase has been used as chemotherapeutic agents against cancer in order to deaminate asparagines, leading to starvation in cancer cells [4].
In their review of dietary protein intake in humans, Bilsborough and Mann (30) state that an 80kg individual could deaminate up to 301 grams of protein per day.
L-Amino acid oxidases (LAAOs) are enzymes that oxidatively deaminate L-amino acids, producing a mixture of compounds that include hydrogen peroxide, ammonium ions, [alpha]-keto acids, and carboxylic acids.