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Feulgen reaction

noun

Definition of FEULGEN REACTION

:  the development of a brilliant purple color by DNA in a microscopic preparation stained with a modified Schiff's reagent
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Origin of FEULGEN REACTION

Robert Feulgen †1955 German physiologist
First Known Use: 1928
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Feulgen reaction

noun

Medical Definition of FEULGEN REACTION

:  the development of a brilliant purple color by DNA in a microscopic preparation stained with a modified Schiff's reagent

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