Definition of Xanthoprotein

1. n. A yellow acid substance formed by the action of hot nitric acid on albuminous or proteid matter. It is changed to a deep orange-yellow color by the addition of ammonia.



2. n. A yellow acid substance formed by the action of hot nitric acid on albuminous or proteid matter. It is changed to a deep orange-yellow color by the addition of ammonia.

Definition of Xanthoprotein

1. Noun. A protein formed when xanthoproteic acid contacts epithelial cells, indicative of inadequate safety precautions when handling nitric acid. ¹

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Medical Definition of Xanthoprotein

1. A yellow acid substance formed by the action of hot nitric acid on albuminous or proteid matter. It is changed to a deep orange-yellow colour by the addition of ammonia. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Xanthoprotein

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xanthophore
xanthophores
xanthophyl
xanthophyll
xanthophyllic
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xanthophyllites
xanthophylls
xanthophyte
xanthophytes
xanthopicrite
xanthopous
xanthoproteic
xanthoproteic acid
xanthoprotein (current term)
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xanthoproteins
xanthopsia
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xanthopsydracia
xanthopterin
xanthopterins
xanthopuccine
xanthorhamnin
xanthorhiza
xanthorhoea
xanthorin
xanthorrhoea
xanthorrhoeas

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