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The reddish-brown crystalline chloride of heme, C34H32N4O4FeCl, produced when hemoglobin reacts with glacial acetic acid and sodium chloride in a laboratory test for the presence of blood.


(ˈhi mɪn)

a crystalline substance, C34H32N4O4FeCl, that forms when blood is mixed with sodium chloride and pure acetic acid and heated: used as a test for the presence of blood in stains.
[1855–60; < Greek haîm(a) blood + -in1]
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Noun1.hemin - a reddish-brown chloride of hemehemin - a reddish-brown chloride of heme; produced from hemoglobin in laboratory tests for the presence of blood
chloride - any compound containing a chlorine atom
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The "government of [Haider] Abadi bears the main responsibility for triggering war on the Kurdistan people, and will be made to pay a heavy price," the peshmerga command said in a statement, cited by Kurdish leader Barzani's assistant Hemin Hawrami.
An in vitro experiment demonstrated that hemin exposure leads to cell death, preceded by a significant, iron-dependent increase in ROS [47].
Hemin, 35, originally fled Iraq to escape the horrors of Saddam Hussein's murderous regime.
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5 mg hemin per liter, and 50 [micro]g gentamycin per ml.
The bowlers to be amongst the wickets were Rakesh Sharma 3 for 44 off 10 overs, Hemin Desai 2 for 22 and Karan Pandya 2 for 26.
It was a brilliant spell of fast bowling from Shahid, who began by clean bowling opener Hemin Desai for 8.
Hemin Ahmed, aged 20, of Cromwell Street, Foleshill, Coventry, driving with an incorrect licence, fined pounds 50.
Bilirubin, as well as induction of HO-1 by hemin, prevented this stress-invoked response, suggesting that HO activity and/or bilirubin serve a protective function against injury-mediated proliferation of intimal cells (27).