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Supravital stain

supravital stain

(Science: technique) A procedure in which living tissue is removed from the body and cells are placed in a nontoxic dye solution so that their vital processes may be studied.

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What stain to use on a protozoan?

... or strong dyes if you are not sure, it will destroy your object. Try to stain with supravital dyes, it is harmless and keeps your specimen alive for few times out of the body, ...

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by Dr.Stein
Thu Jul 28, 2005 1:27 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What stain to use on a protozoan?
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