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(Science: chemical) basophilic stain that gives a blue colour (to the nucleus of a cell for example), commonly used in conjunction with eosin that stains the cytoplasm pink or red. Various modifications of haematoxylin have been developed. The histopathologist's H&E is haematoxylin and eosin.

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Papanicolaou staining

I'm a bit confused about hot to do pap stains. I've got Haematoxylin. My understanding is that I also need OG-6 and Eosin Azure. My understanding is that: OG-6 is a mixture of Orange G and Phosphotungstic Acid Eosin Azure is a mixture of Eosin Y, either ...

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by pdavis68
Mon Apr 03, 2006 8:50 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Papanicolaou staining
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