Definitions for "Deamination"
The removal of an amino group from an amino acid.
The reaction of a water molecule with the amino-group on position 4 of the pyrimidine ring of cytosine, which results in the conversion of cytosine to uracil.
removal of the amino radical from an amino acid or other amino compound
a major strategy of innate immunity to retroviruses and likely also contributes to the sequence variation observed in many viruses (including HIV)
a valid mechanism by which the cell's epigenetic status can be reprogrammed
a new phenomenon which will force us to re-evaluate a number of previous ideas about the genome and its static (dynamic) nature