Feulgen staining

A histochemical stain by which the distribution of DNA in the chromosomes of dividing cell nuclei can be observed.

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  • Feulgen stain — is a staining technique discovered by Robert Feulgen and used in histology to identify chromosomal material or DNA in cell specimens. It depends on acid hydrolysis of DNA, therefore fixating agents using strong acids should be avoided.The… …   Wikipedia

  • Feulgen nuclear staining — Feulgen nuclear staining. См. реакция Фельгена. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Feulgen — Robert, German nucleic acid biochemist and cytochemist, 1884–1955. First to detect DNA in cells by a specific cytochemical test. See F. cytometry. * * * Feul·gen fȯil gən adj of, relating to, utilizing, or staining by the Feulgen reaction… …   Medical dictionary

  • Feulgen — adjective Date: 1928 of, relating to, utilizing, or staining by the Feulgen reaction < positive Feulgen mitochondria > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • feulgen — ˈfȯilgən adjective Usage: usually capitalized : of, relating to, utilizing, or staining by the Feulgen reaction positive Feulgen mitochondria …   Useful english dictionary

  • Feulgen reaction — Specific staining procedure for DNA: mild acid hydrolysis makes the aldehyde group of deoxyribose available to react with Schiff s reagent to give a purple colour …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Robert Feulgen — (1884 1955) was a German chemist who, in 1914, developed a method for staining DNA (now known as the Feulgen stain) and who also discovered that DNA is located in the chromosomes …   Wikipedia

  • окрашивание — staining, imblueing окрашивание. Гистохимический (цитохимический) приём с применением красителей или веществ, реагирующих с тестируемыми соединениями или биологическими объектами с образованием окрашенных продуктов; различают неспецифическое (О.… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • реакция Фельгена — Feulgen nuclear staining окраска ядер по Фельгену, реакция Фельгена. Oкраска препаратов специфичным в отношении ДНК реактивом Шиффа <Schiff reagent> после гидролиза соляной кислотой, с помощью этого метода Р.Фельген подтвердил единство ДНК… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • stain — 1. To discolor. 2. To color; to dye. 3. A discoloration. 4. A dye used in histologic and bacteriologic technique. 5. A procedure in which a dye or combination of dyes and reagents is used to color the constituents of cells and tissues. For… …   Medical dictionary

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