Schiff, Hugo

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Schiff,

Hugo, German chemist in Florence, 1834-1915.
Kasten fluorescent Schiff reagents - see under Kasten
ninhydrin-Schiff stain for proteins
periodic acid-Schiff stain - a tissue-staining procedure. Synonym(s): PAS stain
Schiff base - condensation products of aldehydes and ketones with primary amine. Synonym(s): aldimine
Schiff reagent - used for aldehydes and in histochemistry to detect polysaccharides, DNA, and proteins.
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The first report of this kind of reaction has been published by Hugo Schiff in the 1860s [4-6].
These compounds were named after Hugo Schiff since their synthesis was first reported by Schiff in the 19 th century [2, 3].