Definitions for xanthoprotein
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A protein formed when xanthoproteic acid contacts epithelial cells, indicative of inadequate safety precautions when handling nitric acid.
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
Origin: [Xantho- + protein.]
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