Aurintricarboxylic acid | definition of aurintricarboxylic acid by Medical dictionary
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au·rin·tri·car·box·yl·ic ac·id (aw'rin-trī'kar-boks-il'ik as'id),
A chelating agent with a special affinity for beryllium that has been used in combating beryllium poisoning; the ammonium salt is known as aluminon.
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Abbreviations: ATA, aurintricarboxylic acid
; L-DOPA, L-3, 4-dihy-droxyphenylalanine; PO, phenol oxidase; proPO, prophenol oxidase; PTU, I-phenyl-2-thirourea.
Cosalane is a derivative of aurintricarboxylic acid
(ATA), a chemical once used in the Swiss dye industry.