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benzidine

 [ben´zĭ-dēn]
a compound formed by the action of acids on hydrazobenzene, once widely used in testing for occult blood; its use is now limited because it is toxic and carcinogenic.

ben·zi·dine

(ben'zi-dēn),
A p-diaminophenyl, previously used to detect stool blood and agueous sulfates and as a reagent in special stains; now identified as a carcinogen.

benzidine

/ben·zi·dine/ (ben´zĭ-dēn) a carcinogen and toxin once widely used as a test for occult blood.

benzidine

A yellowish or reddish crystalline powder used in a test to detect small quantities of blood.

benzidine

a compound used as a test for traces of blood (benzidine test).
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Detection was accomplished with the Dako EnVision System (Carpinteria, California), and the expression of both H3K9me3 and H3K9Ac was detected with the diamino benzidine chromogen system (Dako).
The kit used in this study is a solid-phase sandwich ELISA using 2 high specific antibodies and tetra methyl benzidine (TMB) as a coloring agent (Chromogen).
The wells were washed 5 times with PBS-T, and 100 [micro]L tetramethyl benzidine solution (Kem-En-Tec) was added to each well as a substrate, followed by incubation in the dark for 30 min at room temperature.
The slides were then washed three times with PBS and thereafter sections were stained with 3, 3\'-Diamino benzidine (DAB) substrate solution.
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