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hemin

 [he´min]
1. a porphyrin chelate of iron, derived from red blood cells; the chloride of heme. It is used to treat the symptoms of various porphyrias.
2. hematin (def. 1).

he·min

(hēm'in),
1. Chloride of heme in which Fe2+ has become Fe3+. Hemin crystals are called Teichmann crystals , under crystal.
2. Any coordination complex of chloro(porphyrinato)iron(III).

hemin

/he·min/ (he´min)
1. a porphyrin chelate of iron, derived from red blood cells; the chloride of heme. It is used to treat the symptoms of various porphyrias.
2. hematin (1).

hemin

(hē′mĭn)
n.
The reddish-brown crystalline chloride of heme, C34H32N4O4FeCl, produced when hemoglobin reacts with glacial acetic acid and sodium chloride in a laboratory test for the presence of blood.

he·min

(hēm'in)
Chloride of heme in which Fe2+ has become Fe3+. Hemin crystals are called Teichmann crystals.
Synonym(s): hematin chloride, haemin.

hemin

porphyrin required by some bacterial species for growth. Called also X factor.