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Feulgen reaction


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A method of demonstrating the presence of DNA in cell nuclei. The tissue section under investigation is first hydrolysed with dilute hydrochloric acid and then treated with Schiff’s reagent. A purple coloration develops in the presence of DNA. R. Feulgen (1884–1955), German chemist

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