sulfosalicylic acid

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sul·fo·sal·i·cyl·ic ac·id

(sŭl'fō-sal'i-sil'ik as'id),
Agent used in a clinical test for albumin and ferric ion.

sulfosalicylic acid

[sul′fōsalisil′ik]
a white or faintly pink crystalline substance that is highly water soluble and is used as a reagent in tests for albumin and as an intermediate compound in the manufacture of dyes and surfactants.

sul·fo·sal·i·cyl·ic ac·id

(SSA) (sŭl'fō-sal'i-sil'ik as'id)
A reagent used for semiquantitative detection of protein in urine. Protein forms a precipitate that is graded as 1+- 4+.

sulfosalicylic acid

C7H6O6S3, a crystalline acid soluble in water or alcohol. It is used as a reagent for precipitating proteins, as in testing for albumin in urine.
CAS # 97-05-2
See also: acid
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1 g) was homogenized in 3% of aqueous sulphosalicylic acid (5 mL).
Plasma was mixed with two-fold volumes of 3% sulphosalicylic acid, and centrifuged at 800 xg for 15 min at 4[degrees]C.
Biochrom recommends that the extracts are deproteinised with sulphosalicylic acid solution containing Norleucine as the internal standard.
Iron and aluminium were detected with sulphosalicylic acid and aluminone, respectively, alkaline earths, potassium, and sodium by flame photometry.
The utility of urine sulphosalicylic acid testing in the detection of non-albumin proteinuria
It was extracted from 50 ml of sap cell with sulphosalicylic acid (3%) after centrifugation for 10 min at 5000 rpm.