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nitration

(nī-trā′shŭn)
Combination with nitric acid or a nitrate.
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Nitration of the aromatic ring of the tyrosine residue on proteins has been identified in more than 50 human diseases, and that number is continually increasing.
Rapid colorimetric determination of nitrate in plant tissue by nitration of salicylic acid.
In this manner, it is possible to identify the beginning ageing process caused by thermal oxidation or nitration of the oil.
The seminar was attended by Secretary Health Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Munir Azam Khan, Senior Director Health and Nitration Save the Children, Dr Inamullah Khan, MPAs, senior representatives of DFID, AUSAID, UNICEF, WHO, GTZ, UNAIDs, USAID and other partners.
MPO and its oxidative products play a key role for the enzyme in promotion of lipid peroxidation, protein nitration and other oxidative modifications in acute myocardial infarction (26).
1992) Kinetics of superoxide dismutase- and iron-catalyzed nitration of phenolics by peroxynitrite.
However, natural gas engines demand much from lubricants because of the oxidation and nitration caused in the oil by the combustion process.
To detect endogenous protein nitration, equal amounts of protein (100 [micro]g) from different brain samples were spotted in triplicate onto a nitrocellulose membrane.
Paton EWI for investigation of nitration and de-nitration of different molten metal alloys, including chemically active (titanium, zirconium, chromium) and chromium-nickel alloys (for example nickel-base superalloys).
Nitration as a means of isolating the alphacellulose component of wood.
Conventionally, nitration is carried out by treating toluene with nitrating acid viz.