Meaning of aminase

am•i•nase

Pronunciation: (am'u-nās", -nāz"), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of amino compounds, releasing the amino group and liberating nitrogen.
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