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Sudan

 [soo-dan´]
a group of azo compounds used as biological stains for fats.

Sudan

/Su·dan/ (soo-dan´) a group of azo compounds used as biological stains for fats.
Sudan black B  a black, fat-soluble diazo dye, used as a stain for fats.

Sudan

(sū-dăn′)
One of a number of related biological stains for which fats have a special affinity, including Sudan II, Sudan III (G), Sudan IV, and Sudan R.

Sudan

a group of lipophilic azo compounds used as biological stains for fats, e.g. Sudan III, Sudan IV.

Sudan stain test
a useful screening test for steatorrhea. Feces mixed with Sudan III or Sudan IV stain are examined microscopically for detection of undigested (direct test) or digested (indirect test) fats that appear as red-stained globules.
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At first difficult to comprehend, certain of the allegations gained credibility once a number of Sudanese with ties to the Sudan UN Mission were implicated, then indicted on charges of involvement in the World Trade Center bombing.
Sudan closed its borders with South Sudan soon after the latter seceded from it following a self-determination referendum in 2011.
In 1997, the United States imposed comprehensive economic, trade, and financial sanctions against Sudan due to its support for international terrorism, ongoing efforts to destabilize neighboring governments, and the persistence of human rights violations.
An agreement has been difficult to reach, and a major point of contention was the amount that Sudan would charge South Sudan for the right to use its pipelines.
The UN secretary general said Sudan, for its part, had to "immediately stop shelling and bombing South Sudanese territory and withdraw its forces from disputed territories, in particular Abyei.
The economic future of the two countries, however, remains intertwined because South Sudan, which houses oil reserves, must pump it through two pipelines that run through Sudan.
government personnel living and working in South Sudan.
Security Council diplomats say that action against Sudan, including sanctions, is being resisted by China, which buys Sudan's oil; Russia, which has helped Sudan develop its oil industry and has sold weapons to the government, and Qatar, the Council's Arab representative.
The task force, for one, advocates a targeted approach, in which--to avoid divestment--companies with Sudan operations must not provide significant financial support to the Sudanese government, they must provide support to disaffected residents of Sudan, and they must take substantial action to halt the genocide.
Some of what the authors included is from their personal knowledge that some foreign scholars of Sudan miss, so it is a fresh and deeper reference of this period.
ruminantium, in addition to the Um Banein strain, is present in Sudan.