Staining

Staining

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Papanicolaou Staining (Pap stain)

Papanicolaou stain can also be referred to as the pap stain, and the process that causes the stain is...

Dec 1 · 2 min read >

Albert Stain Principle, Procedure, Result

Different stains have been developed over time to distinguish bacteria species, separating them morphologically and the specific characteristics they...

Nov 17 · 3 min read >

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Types of Stains used in Microbiology

Different stains react or concentrate on different areas of a tissue or cell These properties can be utilized to...

Nov 16 · 5 min read >

Types of Staining Techniques

Staining is a method used to boost the contrast of samples, usually at the microscopic scale.

Nov 16 · 10 min read >

Wright Giemsa Stain Protocol, Principle, Result.

This stain was discovered by German chemist Gustav Giemsa, that’s why its called Wright Giemsa Stain.

Jun 28 · 2 min read >

Wright Stain Principle, Procedure, Result

Wright’s stain is a modified Romanowsky stain. In hematology laboratory, it is used for the staining of peripheral blood...

Jun 28 · 2 min read >

Nuclear Staining of Filamentous Fungi

Fungi are eukaryotic and contain well-organized nuclei. The fungal nucleus is membrane bound and consist of two membranes of...

Apr 14 · 1 min read >

Giemsa Stain: Preparation, Procedure, Principle, Composition and Application

The term Giemsa stain originated from a name of German chemist and bacteriologist Gustav Giemsa. He apply this stain...

Apr 13 · 4 min read >

Flow Cytometry Laboratory for cell viability staining using propidium iodide.

Flow cytometry is a fast and stable method for the quantification of viable cells. Determining cell viability is a...

Apr 12 · 2 min read >

Viability Staining Method For Bacteria

Aim To distinguish between living and dead cells. Principle The viability Staining Method mainly used to detect living and...

Apr 12 · 58 sec read >

Nuclear Staining by Giemsa stain: Procedure, Principle, Result

Bacterial cells contain nuclear material, made of single-stranded circular DNA, in contrast to eukaryotes. This genetic material is present...

Apr 11 · 1 min read >

Cell Membrane Staining Procedure, Principle, Result

The cell membrane is a biological membrane which also termed a plasma membrane (PM) or cytoplasmic membrane. It divides...

Apr 11 · 1 min read >

Cell Wall Staining by Dayr’s Method

The composition of cell wall varies from species to species, it has been reported that the main constituents of...

Apr 10 · 3 min read >

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 · 3 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 · 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 · 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 · 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 · 1 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 · 1 min read >
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