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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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Most importantly, the South Sudan diplomats in Moscow should be congratulated and appreciated for persuading the Russian Federation to reject and oppose sanctions that were proposed by some Western countries at the UN Security Council against individuals in South Sudan.
Benjamin urged the Chinese government to talk to the government of Sudan over the latest developments between the two countries.
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.
If you are currently working on humanitarian relief or development efforts in Juba, or anywhere in South Sudan, you should take prudent measures to reduce your exposure to violent crime, and should closely follow the security policies and procedures of your organization.
With the hope of saving lives, the city is divesting its holdings from Sudan.
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.
Over the next years Sudan gave me an apprenticeship in Arab, African and Muslim thinking and a range of friendships for which I shall always be grateful.
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.