From Big Medical Encyclopedia

INTERAMINATION (synonym transamination) — enzymatic reaction of reversible transfer of an aminvgruppa between amine and alpha ketonic acids (pyroracemic, alpha and keto-glutaric or oxalacetic), catalyzed by aminotransferases; plays an important role in a metabolism in an organism, being the main way of biosynthesis and disintegration of amino acids — see. Transaminirevaniye .