Safranin o

safranin O

A mixture of dimethyl-and trimethylphenosafranin chloride, a basic red dye that exhibits orange metachromasia; used in histology as a nuclear stain, in microbiology as a counterstain in the gram method, and to demonstrate enterochromaffin.

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