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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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Hemin Mirani, head of the institute, told Awene local newspaper that among the public, 59 percent of respondents approved a unified list and 25.41 percent said they are in favor of multiple lists, and 14.19 percent were undecided.
However, he admitted that the side would miss all-rounder Hemin Desai, who left for Dubai last year.
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The centre will be an extension to current facilities at the Wolong Nature Reserve in Sichuan province, Zhang Hemin, a reserve official, said.
Wolong chief Zhang Hemin said: "Lessons we learnt will help improve the project." Some 180 of China's 1,800 pandas are in captivity.
(1,2) H parainfluenzae has a growth requirement of exogenous nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD), allowing for distinction from Haemophilus influenzae, which requires hemin in addition to NAD.