deaminase etymology

English word deaminase comes from English accumulate, English -ase (Used to form the names of enzymes.), English amino

Detailed word origin of deaminase

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
accumulate English (eng) (intransitive) To grow or increase in quantity or number; to increase greatly.. (transitive) To heap up in a mass; to pile up; to collect or bring together (either literal or figurative) (poetic, rare) Collected; accumulated.
-ase English (eng) Used to form the names of enzymes.
amino English (eng) (chemistry) Relating to an amine. (chemistry) The amine functional group.
deaminase English (eng) An enzyme that removes an amino group from a molecule.

Words with the same origin as deaminase

Descendants of accumulate
accumulable accumulation accumulative accumulativeness accumulator bioaccumulation bioaccumulative decumulate
Descendants of -ase
agarase aldoketomutase allantoinase amidohydrolase aminomutase aspartase cellulase chitosanase chloroperoxidase dihydrolase dinitrogenase elongase flippase galactanase ginsenosidase hexosaminidase homocysteinase keratanase myrosinase permease protease pseudoprotease tannase telomerase uricase
Descendants of amino
aminate picramic sulfamic