haematin


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he·ma·tin

(hē'mă-tin)
Heme in which the iron is Fe(III) (Fe3+); the prosthetic group of methemoglobin.
Synonym(s): ferriheme, hematosin, oxyheme, oxyhemochromogen, haematin.

haematin

The iron-containing portion of HAEMOGLOBIN. A complex of PORPHYRIN, iron and hydroxide ion.

haematin

an iron-containing pigment that is derived from the breakdown of HAEMOGLOBIN.