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.
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haematin

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

an iron-containing pigment that is derived from the breakdown of HAEMOGLOBIN.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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The patient was treated with standard dosage intravenous haem arginate (Normosang), a formulation of haematin, for 6 days.
The stain haematoxylin is not a dye, but develops colouring properties on oxidation to haematin. This substance haematin has little or no affinity for tissue elements and requires an inorganic ion to act as a "go between" (called a mordant) between the dye and the tissue.
(24) In treatment of malaria, CQ binds to the haematin (a toxic by product of hemoglobin proteolysis containing iron as a center) and prevents its incorporation in to haemozoin.
During this process a build up of haematin occurs which is potentially toxic to the parasite (Fig.
Blood (0.1 ml) was added to N/10 HCl that converts Hb into acid haematin. Brown color of the haematin was matched with brown color of the comparator and calculation was done as described in the method.