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Medical Term:

ninhydrin-Schiff stain for proteins

 

Definition: proteins are revealed by using ninhydrin or alloxan to produce aldehydes from primary aliphatic amines by oxidative deamination; the aldehydes are shown by reaction with Schiff reagent.

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