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Phosphotungstic acid haematoxylin

phosphotungstic acid haematoxylin

A stain with broad application in cytology and histology; nuclei, mitochrondria, fibrin, neuroglial fibrils, and cross-striations of skeletal and cardiac muscle stain blue; cartilage ground substance, bone reticulum, and elastin appear in shades of yellow-orange and brownish red; also useful for demonstrating abnormal or diseased astrocytes, often in combination with periodic acid-Schiff stain and luxol fast blue.

Synonym: mallory's phosphotungstic acid haematoxylin stain.


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