Prussian blue


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Ber·lin blue

(bĕr-lin' blū), [C.I. 77510]
Ferric ferrocyanide; a dye used for injection studies of blood vessels and lymphatics, and in staining of siderocytes.
Synonym(s): Prussian blue

Prussian blue

[prush′ən]
Etymology: Prussia, Germany; ME, blew
a chemical stain used on microscopic preparations. It demonstrates the presence of copper by developing a bright blue color.

Prus·sian blue

(prŭsh'ăn blū)
[CI 77510]
Synonym(s): Berlin blue.

Prussian blue

A solution of potassium ferric hexacyanoferrate, used to treat thallium poisoning and to remove radiocaesium from the body.

Prussian blue

The common name of potassium ferric hexacyanoferrate, a compound approved in the United States for treatment of thallium poisoning. Prussian blue gets its name from the fact that it was first used by artists in 1704 as a dark blue pigment for oil paints. It has also been used in laundry bluing and fabric printing.
Mentioned in: Heavy Metal Poisoning

Prus·sian blue

(prŭsh'ăn blū)
[CI 77510]
Synonym(s): Berlin blue.

Prussian blue,

n.pr a chemical stain used on microscopic preparations. It demonstrates the presence of copper by developing a bright blue color.

Prussian blue

ferric ferrocyanide; a dark blue dye, used to demonstrate ferric iron and in the treatment of chronic thallium poisoning.
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1 presents an example of a typical Prussian blue stained color image digitized by our capture system.
We have shown that when Prussian blue is dissolved in ammoniac solutions, it produces hydrogen cyanide, a substance that could have played a fundamental role in the creation of the first bio-organic molecules, as well as other precursors to the origin of life, such as urea, dimethylhydantoin and lactic acid," said Marta Ruiz Bermejo, lead author of the study.
Using FTIR spectroscopy, she identified the presence of Prussian blue throughout the manuscript.
The clincher came Tuesday after I'd written about a weird juxtaposition of culture I experienced over the weekend: watching a production of "The Diary of Anne Frank" followed by reading an article about Prussian Blue, a white-nationalist, teenage singing duo with a love for Hitler and a mother who suggests the Holocaust wasn't all that drastic.
The colors include real artists' color like Prussian Blue and Burnt Sienna.
Teenage pop duo Prussian Blue have angered people across America with songs of racial hatred and praise for Hitler and the Nazis.
The envelope, sent in Queen Victoria's reign, has become a philatelic treasure because of a Prussian Blue stamp on it.
Prussian blue stain revealed abundant hemosiderin particles in these same macrophages (Figure 4), with absence of staining in the uninvolved portions of the lung parenchyma.
Seven women sporting cherry-red leotards and black tights, and three men in black tops and Prussian blue pants, patterned the stage with linear grids and serial procedures that might have been spat out of a computer.
Using infrared spectroscopy, Orna found the distinct signature of Prussian blue, the first known artificial pigment, originally made in Berlin in the 18th century.
Treatments currently available date from research done decades ago, and products that are available today such as iodine tablets and Prussian Blue have no effect on reducing the uptake of a hazardous, "bone seeking" isotope like strontium-90," said Dr.
The Prussian blue peas were turning brown on the vine last week, and the majority of the pea crop would be harvested and stored dry, rather than eaten fresh, Ms.