chromogen


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chro·mo·gen

 (krō′mə-jən)
n.
1. Chemistry A substance capable of conversion into a pigment or dye.
2. Biology A strongly pigmented or pigment-generating organelle, organ, or microorganism.

chro′mo·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.

chromogen

(ˈkrəʊmədʒən)
n
1. (Chemistry) a compound that forms coloured compounds on oxidation
2. (Chemistry) a substance that can be converted to a dye
3. (Microbiology) a bacterium that produces a pigment

chro•mo•gen

(ˈkroʊ mə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn)

n.
1.
a. any substance found in organic fluids that forms colored compounds when oxidized.
b. a colored compound that can be converted into a dye.
2. a chromogenic bacterium.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chromogen - a compound that can be converted to a pigment
stercobilinogen, urobilinogen - a chromogen formed in the intestine from the breakdown of bilirubin; yields urobilins on oxidation; some is excreted in the feces and some is resorbed and excreted in bile or urine
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Translations

chro·mo·gen

n. cromógeno, sustancia que produce color.
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6- dyes for the previcolor apparatus and selective substrates - chromogen.
The most frequently used chromogen is 3,3'-diaminobenzedine (DAB) which stains the end product of the reaction brown, or 3-ami-no-9-ethylcarbazole which gives the end product of the reaction a red color.
Onah, Colorimetric Method for the Determination of Hydralazine Hydrochloride in Pharmaceutical Formulations Using Vanillin as Chromogen, J.
Staining was visualized with 3,3'-diaminobenzidine chromogen (Betazoid DAB Chromogen Kit, Biocare Medical).
The second spectrophotometric method is based on the reaction of cephalexin with ninhydrin reagent giving blue colored chromogen, which was measured at 576 nm.
After further washing followed by incubation with substrate containing chromogen produces a coloured complex, the intensity of which was measured by Elisa reader as absorbance value.
betazoid 3,3'-diaminobenzidine (dAB) chromogen (BDB900C) 1 x 1 ml, (c) betazoid DAB substrate buffer (DS900H) 1 x 25 ml were used.
The reagent strips contain chromogen KI also along with glucose oxidase and peroxidase enzymes.
As the course progresses, a humanitarian group, The CareHart Foundation, comes into play and later a more nefarious corporate entity called Chromogen.