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Tannic acid

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tannic acid

(Science: chemical) Penta (m digalloyl) glucose or any soluble tannin, used in electron microscopy to enhance the contrast.

addition of tannic acid to fixatives greatly improves, for example: the image obtained of tubulin sub units in the microtubule or the HMM decoration of microfilaments.