transitive verb-·nat·ed, -·nat·ing
to remove the amino group, NH, from (a molecule), usually by hydrolysis, oxidation, or reduction, with the accompanying formation of ammonia
transitive verbde·am·i·nat·ed, de·am·i·nat·ing, de·am·i·nates
To remove an amino group, NH2, from (an organic compound).
(third-person singular simple present deaminates, present participle deaminating, simple past and past participle deaminated)