Definition of transaminate in English:

transaminate

Pronunciation /tran(t)ˈsaməˌnāt/ /træn(t)ˈsæməˌneɪt/ /tranˈzaməˌnāt/ /trænˈzæməˌneɪt/

transitive verb

[with object]Biochemistry
  • Change by the transfer of an amino group from one molecule to another.

    • ‘in skeletal muscle, pyruvate is transaminated to alanine’