alkali denaturation test

n.

A test for hemoglobin F, based on the fact that hemoglobin F, unlike other hemoglobins, is not denatured by alkali to alkaline hematin.

Nearby words

  1. alkahest,
  2. alkalemia,
  3. alkalescent,
  4. alkali,
  5. alkali blue,
  6. alkali feldspar,
  7. alkali flat,
  8. alkali grass,
  9. alkali metal,
  10. alkali metals


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