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The product of the reaction between native albumin and dilute acids or dilute bases, which results in acid albuminates or alkali albuminates; both types are characterized by solubility in dilute acid or alkali, and relative insolubility in water, dilute solutions of salts, and alcohol.
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albuminate(al-bū′mĭ-nāt″, năt) [ albumin + -ate]
A compound formed when albumin combines with an acid or alkali.
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