nigrosin


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ni·gro·sin

, nigrosine (nī'grō-sin, -sēn), [C.I. 50420]
A variable mixture of blue-black aniline dyes; used as a histologic stain for nervous tissue and as a negative stain for studying bacteria and spirochetes; also used to discriminate between live and dead cells in dye-exclusion staining.

nigrosin

/ni·gro·sin/ (ni´gro-sin) an aniline dye having a special affinity for ganglion cells.

ni·gro·sin

, nigrosine (nī'grō-sin, -sēn)
[CI 50420] A mixture of blue-black aniline dyes used as a histologic stain for nervous tissue and as a negative stain for studying bacteria and spirochetes; also used to discriminate between live and dead cells in dye-exclusion staining.
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1 [micro]L stained with Ponceau S or nigrosin were adequate for quantitative densitometry or elution.
Ponceau S and nigrosin protein staining techniques were presented.
Following a 30 second incubation, 150 [micro]L of ten percent nigrosin solution is added, and mixed.
Viability testing requires a very simple two-step staining procedure, using eosin-Y as the stain and nigrosin as a counterstain.