This dye has been used as a counterstain in saturated aqueous potassium alum and in a counterstain solution of 0.1% (w/v) with 5% aluminum sulfate for a Prussian Blue Stain for ferric iron. It has been used as a reagent for calcium in tissue where it forms a scarlet lake.
5-fluorocytosine (5-FC) also known as Flucytosine. 5-Fluorocytosinewas first synthesized in 1957 as anti-tumor drug. It is an antifungal medication which is used with amphotericin B against Candida infections and cryptococcosis. This drug is mainly taken by mouth and by injection into a vein.
The food supply upon which microorganisms thrive in laboratories is termed as a culture medium or culture media. Culture Medium Definition The nutrient preparation on or in which a culture (microorganism) is grown in the laboratory is known as culture medium or culture media. A culture medium is a solid or liquid preparation utilized to