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Collagen Hybridizing Peptide Staining

Collagen Hybridizing Peptide stain is a vital stain used for the detection of collagen degraded tissues, mainly used in...

Apr 9, 2021 · 3 min read >

18 Best Books for Medical Microbiology

1. Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology (Mahon, Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology) Author: Connie R. Mahon MS, Donald C. Lehman EdD...

Apr 8, 2021 · 13 min read >

Iron-Hematoxylin Stain Principle, Procedure, Result

Hematoxylin is extracted from a leguminous plant, known as Haematoxylon campechianum, thus it is a natural dye. It forms...

Apr 7, 2021 · 5 min read >

Acridine Orange Staining

Acridine Orange contains metachromatic properties, that’s why it is employed in fluorescence microscopy and flow cytometry study of cellular...

Apr 7, 2021 · 1 min read >

Toluidine blue stain of Mast Cell.

Toluidine blue is a basic thiazine metachromatic dye that stains nuclei blue, and can be used to differentiate different...

Apr 6, 2021 · 1 min read >

Sudan Black B Staining

Sudan Black is a slightly basic dye and will combine with acidic groups in compound lipids, thus staining phospholipids...

Apr 6, 2021 · 1 min read >

18 Best books for Immunology

In this article i share a list of 18 Best books for Immunology

Apr 5, 2021 · 12 min read >

Parasporal Crystal Stain Principle, Procedure, Result

Production of parasporal crystals is a unique ability (among Bacillus species) of Bacillus thuringiensis. This stain is a means...

Apr 5, 2021 · 1 min read >

Top 14 books for Industrial Microbiology

In this article i will share a list of top books for Industrial Microbiology. Industrial Microbiology Author: A ....

Apr 4, 2021 · 7 min read >

Bacterial Flagella Staining by Leifson Flagella Stain Method

In 1930, Leifson introduced a simple flagella stain, using this stain he observed that mutations leading to nonflagellated from...

Apr 4, 2021 · 3 min read >

Flagella Staining Principle, Procedure, Result

Flagella can not be seen under a bright-field microscope by using ordinary stains. A simple and useful method has...

Apr 3, 2021 · 2 min read >

Capsule Staining Procedure, Principle, Result

Capsule staining is a differential staining method, where two different stains are used such as the primary stain and...

Apr 3, 2021 · 4 min read >

Endospore Staining Principle, Procedure, Result

There are two methods which are commonly used to stain bacterial endospore such as Schaeffer Fulton and Klein methods.

Apr 2, 2021 · 3 min read >

Negative Staining Principle, Procedure, Result

In negative staining method, an acidic dye is used known as India Ink or Nigrosin. When the bacterial cells...

Apr 1, 2021 · 2 min read >

Difference between Antigen and Antibody

Difference between Antigen and Antibody Characteristics Antigen Antibody Definition An antigen is any substance that triggers an immune response...

Mar 31, 2021 · 1 min read >

Simple Staining Procedure, Principle, Result

The main purpose of simple staining is to determine the cell shape, size, and arrangement of bacterial cells.

Mar 31, 2021 · 2 min read >

Comparison Between Kinyoun Stain vs Ziehl neelsen stain

In Kinyoun stain method basic fuchsin is used as a primary stain.

Mar 30, 2021 · 41 sec read >

Kinyoun stain (Acid Fast Cold) Method: Principle, Procedure, Result

Kinyoun method also known as Kinyoun stain (cold method), was first developed by Joseph J. Kinyoun.

Mar 30, 2021 · 2 min read >

Comparison Between Gram Stain and Acid Fast

Gram stain refers to a staining technique for the preliminary identification of bacteria, in which a violet dye is...

Mar 29, 2021 · 56 sec read >