aminotransferase

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(ă-mē″nō-trans′fĕ-rās″)

[amino + transferase]
An enzyme that transfers an amino group from one molecule to another. Aminotransferases, e.g., aspartate aminotransferase and alanine aminotransferase, are important, frequently measured liver enzymes.
SEE: transaminase

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