Robert Feulgen

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Joachim Wilhelm Robert Feulgen (2 September 1884 – 24 October 1955) was a German physician and chemist who, in 1914, developed a method for staining DNA (now known as the Feulgen stain)[1] and who also discovered plant and animal nuclear DNA ("thymonucleic acid") congeniality.[2]


  1. ^ Kasten FH (February 2003). "Robert Feulgen and his histochemical reaction for DNA". Biotechnic & Histochemistry. Biological Stain Commission. 78 (1): 45–49. PMID 12713141. 
  2. ^ Skladnev, Dmitry (Dec 1990). "Её величество ДНК" [Her Majesty DNA]. Что может биотехнология? [Capabilities of Biotechnology]. Znak voprosa (in Russian). Moscow: Znanie. pp. 11–12. ISBN 5-07-001-562-1.