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destain

(dē-stān′)
tr.v. de·stained, de·staining, de·stains
To remove stain from (a specimen) to aid in microscopic study.

destain

(dē″stān′) [ de- + stain]
To remove a previously applied stain from a laboratory specimen to aid in microscopic study.
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13] Coulibaly I, Dauphin DR, Destain J, and Thonart P, African Journal of Biotechnology, 7, 2006-2012 (2008).
This process was repeated twice to completely destain, to wash out traces of salts, and to change the pH.
Today, for instance, for someone to do a protein analysis, they need to pour a polyacrylamide gel, run the gel, take the gel out of the glass plates, stain, and destain it.
Rinse the gel in deionized distilled water and destain the gel in deionized distilled water for at least 30 minutes (a two to three hour destain yields a nicer picture).