Schiff's reagent
noun Etymology: Hugo Schiff died 1915 German chemist Date: 1897 a solution of fuchsine decolorized by treatment with sulfur dioxide that gives a useful test for aldehydes because they restore the dye's color — called also Schiff reagent — compare Feulgen reaction

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  • Schiff's reagent — /shifs rē āˈjənt/ noun A reagent for testing for the presence of aldehydes ORIGIN: Ety as for ↑Schiff base * * * Schiff s reagent «shihfs», = Schiff reagent. (Cf. ↑Schiff reagent) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Schiff's reagent — shifs or Schiff reagent .shif n a solution of fuchsin decolorized by treatment with sulfur dioxide that gives a useful test for aldehydes because they restore the reddish violet color of the dye compare FEULGEN REACTION * * * aqueous fuchsin solu …   Medical dictionary

  • Schiff's reagent — [shifs] n. Chem. a colorless solution of fuchsin and sulfurous acid used as a reagent to identify an aldehyde from a ketone from the shade of reddish purple produced, to stain DNA, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • Schiff's reagent — [shifs] n. Chem. a colorless solution of fuchsin and sulfurous acid used as a reagent to identify an aldehyde from a ketone from the shade of reddish purple produced, to stain DNA, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Schiff’s reagent — Schiff’s reagent. См. реактив Шиффа. (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.

  • Schiff's reagent — See periodic acid Schiff reaction …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Schiff's reagent — aqueous fuchsin solution decolourized with sulphur dioxide. A blue coloration develops in the presence of aldehydes. [Schiff (1834–1915), German chemist] …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Реактив Шиффа (Schiff'S Reagent) — водный раствор фуксина, обесцвеченный диоксидом серы. В присутствии альдегидов этот раствор окрашивается в синий цвет. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Schiff'sreagent — Schiff s reagent (shĭfs) n. An aqueous solution of rosaniline and sulfurous acid used to test for the presence of aldehydes.   [After HugoSchiff (1834 1915), German chemist.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Schiff test — The Schiff test invented [ Eine neue Reihe organischen Diaminen H. Schiff Justus Liebigs Ann Chemie 140, 92 137 1866 ] and named after Hugo Schiff is a chemical test for the detection of aldehydes [ Histology, cell and tissue biology 5th Ed.,… …   Wikipedia

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