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Prussian Blue Reaction MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Prussian Blue Reaction
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.500.607.810
E01.370.225.500.620.670.660
E01.370.225.750.551.810
E01.370.225.750.600.670.660
E05.200.500.607.810
E05.200.500.620.670.660
E05.200.750.551.810
E05.200.750.600.670.660
Unique ID
D011540
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011540
Scope Note
The reaction of potassium ferrocyanide with ferric iron to yield a dark blue precipitate at the sites of the ferric iron. Used to determine ferric iron in tissues, particularly in the diagnosis of disorders of iron metabolism.
Entry Term(s)
Ferrocyanide Reaction
Previous Indexing
Dyes (1966-1978)
Ferrocyanides (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HISTOCYTOCHEMISTRY 1979-90
History Note
91(79); was see under HISTOCYTOCHEMISTRY 1979-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/04/28
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Prussian Blue Reaction Preferred
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