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Mesh term Indicators and Reagents

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Substances used for the detection, identification, analysis, etc. of chemical, biological, or pathologic processes or conditions. Indicators are substances that change in physical appearance, e.g., color, at or approaching the endpoint of a chemical titration, e.g., on the passage between acidity and alkalinity. Reagents are substances used for the detection or determination of another substance by chemical or microscopical means, especially analysis. Types of reagents are precipitants, solvents, oxidizers, reducers, fluxes, and colorimetric reagents. (From Grant and Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed, p301, p499)

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Affinity Labels
Chromogenic Compounds
Cross-Linking Reagents
Intercalating Agents
Luminescent Agents
Neuronal Tract-Tracers
Reagent Kits, Diagnostic
Reducing Agents
Sulfhydryl Reagents
Thiobarbituric Acid Reactive Substances

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