Periodic acid schiff reaction
periodic acid Schiff reaction
The adjacent hydroxyl groups are oxidized to form aldehydes by periodic acid (HIO4) and these aldehyde groups react with Schiff's reagent (basic fuchsin decolourised by sulphurous acid) to give a purple colour.
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... Using consensus polymerase chain reaction (PCR), we amplified a portion ... nasal polyp was stained with Periodic acid-Schiff (PAS) and visualized by bright-field ...
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