Feulgen

adjective Feul·gen \ ˈfȯil-gən \

Definition of Feulgen

: of, relating to, utilizing, or staining by the Feulgen reaction
  • positive Feulgen mitochondria

First Known Use of feulgen

1928

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Feulgen

adjective Feul·gen \ ˈfȯil-gən \

medical Definition of Feulgen

: of, relating to, utilizing, or staining by the Feulgen reaction
  • positive Feulgen mitochondria

Biographical Note for feulgen

  • Feulgen, Robert Joachim (1884–1955), German biochemist. Feulgen introduced the Feulgen reaction in 1914. This reaction, which is specific for DNA, transformed nucleic acid cytochemistry.

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