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transaminase An enzyme that catalyses the transfer of an amino group from one molecule to another. Transaminases play an important role in the synthesis of amino acids (see transamination).

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transaminase

transaminase (trans-am-in-ayz) n. an enzyme that is involved in the process of transamination. Examples are aspartate aminotransaminase (AST) and alanine aminotransaminase (ALT).

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transaminase activation test

transaminase activation test An enzyme activation test for vitamin B6 nutritional status, based on the fact that transaminases require the vitamin for activity.

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transaminase

transaminase (aminotransferase) An enzyme that catalyses a transamination reaction.

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transaminase

transaminase (aminotransferase) An enzyme that catalyses a transamination reaction.

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transaminase

transaminase Any enzyme that catalyses the reaction of transamination.

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