dibucaine number test

di·bu·caine num·ber test

(DN) (dī'byū-kān nŭm'bĕr test)
A procedure to differentiate one of several forms of atypical pseudocholinesterases that are unable to inactivate succinylcholine at normal rates; based on percentage of inhibition of the enzymes by dibucaine.
See also: fluoride number
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