albuminate
Albumin Al*bu"min, n. (Chem.) A thick, viscous nitrogenous substance, which is the chief and characteristic constituent of white of eggs and of the serum of blood, and is found in other animal substances, both fluid and solid, also in many plants. It is soluble in water and is coagulated by heat and by certain chemical reagents. [1913 Webster]

{Acid albumin}, a modification of albumin produced by the action of dilute acids. It is not coagulated by heat.

{Alkali albumin}, albumin as modified by the action of alkaline substances; -- called also {albuminate}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • albuminate — ● albuminate nom masculin Combinaison mal définie d une albumine avec certains métaux. ⇒ALBUMINATE, subst. masc. CHIM. ,,Genre de combinaison mal définie dans lequel l albumine retient des oxydes ou des sels métalliques, de manière à empêcher… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Albuminate — Al*bu mi*nate, n. (Chem.) A substance produced by the action of an alkali upon albumin, and resembling casein in its properties; also, a compound formed by the union of albumin with another substance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Albumināte — (Albuminkörper), die Eiweißkörper (s. d.), auch die Verbindungen von Eiweiß (Albumin) mit Basen (s. Eiweiß) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Albuminate — Albuminate, einerseits Kollektivbezeichnung für die Eiweißkörper überhaupt, andererseits Bezeichnung für die Verbindungen von Albumin mit Metall oxyden; s. Eiweißstoffe. Bujard …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • albuminate — [al byo͞o′mə nāt΄] n. a compound of an albumin with an acid or base …   English World dictionary

  • albuminate — /al byooh meuh nayt /, n. Biochem. a compound resulting from the action of an alkali or an acid upon albumin. [1855 60; ALBUMIN + ATE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • albuminate — noun A compound of albumin and a base or acid See Also: albumenization, albuminizer, albuminoid, albuminose, albuminuria, albumose, toxalbumin …   Wiktionary

  • albuminate — The product of the reaction between native albumin and dilute acids or dilute bases, thereby resulting in acid albuminates or alkali albuminates; both types are characterized by solubility in dilute acid or alkali, and relative insolubility in …   Medical dictionary

  • albuminate — n. chemical compound derived from a reaction between an alkaloid or acid and an albumin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • albuminate — al·bu·mi·nate …   English syllables

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