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

First Known Use of Feulgen reaction

1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Feulgen reaction

Robert Feulgen †1955 German physiologist

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“Feulgen reaction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Feulgen%20reaction. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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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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