Movat pentachrome stain


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Movat pentachrome stain

(mō′văt)
A stain used to highlight body structures, such as blood vessels, that contain collagen, elastic fibers, fibrin, muscle, and cell nuclei.
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The Movat pentachrome stain as a means of identifying microcrystalline cellulose among other particulates found in lung tissue.
2) During the course of the histologic study of lung specimens, in which a modified Russell Movat pentachrome stain (MMPS) was regularly used, the authors observed that MCC consistently stained yellow with MMPS.
A Movat pentachrome stain (for collagen and elastic tissue) was obtained.