Definition of phenylenediamine in English:



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

    Chemical formula: C₆H₄(NH₂)₂: three isomers

    • ‘Nuclei were counterstained with 4 ’, 6-diamidino - 2-phenylindole at 1g/ml in a phenylenediamine antifade.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘To stain the nuclear DNA, 1 g/ml DAPI was added to mounting solution (1 mg/ml phenylenediamine, 50% glycerol).’