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Basic fuchsin

Basic fuchsin

a triphenylmethane dye whose dominant component is pararosanilin; an important stain in histology, histochemistry, and bacteriology.

Synonym: diamond fuchsin.

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Definition of Primary Stain?

... 3. Decolorize (With alcohol or acetone) 4. Counterstain (Safranin or basic Fuchsin) Anyone able to assist? Thanks in advance :)

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by Aric
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The Fiber Disease

... a unique biopolymer in that it contains both D- and L-amino acids. Its basic structure is a carbohydrate backbone of alternating units of N-acetyl ... dye to be seen using Gram's method. A red dye such as dilute carbol fuchsin is often used. Lysogens are bacteria that have been stably infected ...

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