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Abderhalden reaction

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Translated from German Abderhaldensche Reaktion, named after Swiss chemist Emil Abderhalden.

PronunciationEdit

(US) IPA(key): /ˈɑp.dəˌhɑl.dən ɹiˈæk.ʃən, /ˈɑp.dɚˌhɑl.dən ɹiˈæk.ʃən/

NounEdit

Abderhalden reaction (uncountable)

  1. The occurrence of proteolytic enzymes specific for foreign proteins introduced via parents.

ReferencesEdit

  • Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 2