Bloch's reaction

Bloch's reaction

An obsolete method for detecting myeloperoxidase in granulocytes using dopa-oxidase, devised by French pathologist Marcel Bloch (1885–1925). Current methods use 3-amino-9-ethylcarbazole or benizidine in the detection system.
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Bloch's reaction reveals that he and his former lovers indeed formed what the composer called a "big family," in which, as Bloch explained to Ada and Lillian, treason was not possible.