methemoglobin

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methemoglobin

[met‚hē·mə′glō·bən]
(biochemistry)
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Several screening tests are available such as dye decolourization test, monospotflurorescent test, methaemoglobin reduction test and formazan test.
The red cell nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide hydrogen (NADH) dependent methaemoglobin reductase or diaphorase I enzyme (Breaking et al.
After nitrite absorption through fish gills it reacts with the hemoglobin iron in the blood, converting it in methaemoglobin which is not capable to transport oxygen.
When carbon monoxide combines with haemoglobin it forms carboxyhaemoglobin and methaemoglobin which reduces the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood and can result in hypoxic stress (Alp et al 2006).
People who suffer from methaemoglobinaemia have high blood methaemoglobin concentration with usual symptoms like cyanosis, headache, dizziness, shortness of breath, and loss of consciousness.
Methaemoglobin levels tended to be higher on day 9 in non-survivors compared to survivors (94.
Study on the effects of heat on blood and on the post-mortem estimation of carboxyhaemoglobin and methaemoglobin.
The haemoglobin of young infants is more susceptible to methaemoglobin formation than that of older children and adults.
Methylene blue, the intravenous electron transfer dye used to reduce methaemoglobin, was administered.
Recently, a good correlation between well water nitrates and methaemoglobin level in blood of infants has been reported from many parts of India [1].