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Kasten fluorescent Feulgen stain

Pronunciation: kas'ten foyl'gen

Definition: a fluorescent modification of the Feulgen stain, using any one of a variety of fluorescent basic dyes to which SO2 is added. The brilliant fluorescence makes this method unusually sensitive and adaptable to cytofluorometric quantification of DNA.

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