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deamidation (plural deamidations)
- (biochemistry) The conversion of glutamine, asparagine, glutamine residues in a polypeptide to glutamic acid or aspartic acid by treatment with strong acid, transamidase or deamidase.
- (organic chemistry) Conversion of an amide to a carboxylic acid.
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