Feulgen

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adjective Feul·gen \ˈfȯil-gən\

Definition of Feulgen

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

First Known Use of feulgen

1928


Medical Dictionary

Feulgen

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adjective Feul·gen \ˈfȯil-gən\

Medical Definition of Feulgen

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

Biographical Note for feulgen

Feulgen

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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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