Definition of benzidine in English:

benzidine

Syllabification: ben·zi·dine
Pronunciation: /ˈbenziˌdēn
 
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noun

  • A crystalline base used in making dyes and in detecting blood stains.
    • Chemical formula: NH2C6H4C6H4NH2
    More example sentences
    • Besides luminol, we have many other type of chemicals such as teramethal benzidine.
    • This listing is based on the fact that benzidine, which has been listed in the Report since 1980, is a known human carcinogen and once absorbed, these benzidine-based dyes are converted to free benzidine in humans.
    • The hybridization pattern indicates the genotype of the sample and is visualized using streptavidin-peroxidase and tetramethyl benzidine.

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