Definition of phenylenediamine in English:

phenylenediamine

noun

Chemistry
  • [mass noun] A synthetic crystalline compound used widely in the manufacture of dyes and other chemicals and as a photographic developer.

    • ‘To stain the nuclear DNA, 1 g/ml DAPI was added to mounting solution (1 mg/ml phenylenediamine, 50% glycerol).’
    • ‘The tissues were washed in PBS and incubated in FITC-conjugated goat anti-mouse IgG for 2 hr and then washed in PBS and mounted in 90% glycerol containing 0.01% phenylenediamine.’
    • ‘Nuclei were counterstained with 4 ’, 6-diamidino - 2-phenylindole at 1g/ml in a phenylenediamine antifade.’

Pronunciation:

phenylenediamine

/ˌfɛnɪliːnˌdʌɪˈeɪmiːn//ˌfɛnɪliːnˌdʌɪˈamiːn//ˈdʌɪəmiːn/