deproteinize

deproteinize

[dē′prō‚tē‚nīz]
(organic chemistry)
To remove protein from a substance.
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The muscle tissue from the leg was immediately removed ([sim]0.3 g) and deposited into a preweighed tube with 2 ml of ice-cold [HClO.sub.4] (0.6 mol*[1.sup.-1]) to deproteinize the sample.
In commercial chitin extraction, chitin is usually isolated by a simple process which involves the use of alkaline and acid solutions to deproteinize and decalcify the shrimp shells; this is considered to be a non-environmentally friendly process.
Most techniques to deproteinize serum samples (e.g., heat and acidification) may also partially hydrolyze sulfate esters and glucuronide bonds.
Although dentin pretreatment with sodium hypochlorite deproteinizes and demineralizes, the results found suggest that in the group with pretreatment and silver nanoparticles it was helped to promote the remineralization of the dentin structure [39].