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Synonyms for deamination

removal of the amino radical from an amino acid or other amino compound

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1986) A naturally occurring deaminated neuraminic acid, 3-deoxy-D-galacto-nonulosonic acid (KDN).
There is neither a positive anti-tTg autoantibody nor immune-allergy test, although Volta and colleagues (2014) found elevated levels of anti-gliadin and deaminated gliadin peptides (DGP) in 25% of the adults with a diagnosis of NCGS.
removal of DNA damage involving structurally non-distorting and non-bulky lesions like oxidized and ring-saturated bases, alkylated and deaminated bases, apurinic/apyrimidinic (AP) sites and some types of mismatches (1).
When present at high levels, BCAAs can be deaminated by the muscle cell and burned as energy.
The results also show that protein fed in excess of animal needs is deaminated and does not contribute to animal growth [13].
The diamine Pu is oxidatively deaminated by diamine oxidase (DAO) and converted to an important energy source through the Krebs cycle (Babbar and Gerner, 2003; Walters, 2003).
An amino acid can only be used for energy after the amino acid has been deaminated.
Reaction 2 is implied by the presence of lumazines, which may originate from deaminated folates (Kobayashi et al.
When insufficient non-protein energy is available in feeds, dietary protein is deaminated in the body to supply energy for metabolism rather than being used for tissue growth, and excreted ammonia can reduce water quality (Phillips 1972, Shyong et al.
During protein synthesis, they "mix" the nitrogen of all dietary components, and even that of deaminated body protein through urea recycling, with the carbon skeletons of all other dietary components (Houpt and Houpt 1968, Macrae and Reeds 1980).
Below a critical pH value, the algae actually begin to release ammonium, not only because fixed carbon is diverted from the TCA cycle to maltose release, but also because amino acids may be deaminated to provide carbon skeletons for maltose synthesis (Rees, 1990).
Furthermore, VMA and other catecholamine metabolites such as 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenylglycol are formed primarily from the deaminated metabolite dihydroxyphenylglycol, which itself is formed mainly within sympathetic nerves (7).