double stain


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dou·ble stain

a mixture of two dyes, each of which stains different portions of a tissue or cell.

dou·ble stain

(dŭb'ĕl stān)
A mixture of two dyes, each of which stains different portions of a tissue or cell.

double stain

A mixture of two contrasting dyes, usually an acid and a basic stain.
See also: stain
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Furthermore, the mimicked single stain showed significantly higher indices than the comparable index of the double stain (Figure 4, A and B; P < .
Future research into the prognostic capabilities of the Ki67/MART1 double stain will be simplified by the novel opportunity to quantify MART1-verified Ki67 indices automatically.
Additionally, a 2-color, double stain for MUC4 and p53 was developed and evaluated.
When MUC4 and p53 were combined in a double stain, and positive staining for either considered a positive result, the sensitivity increased to 96% but specificity was 73%.
The double stains were performed on the slides that were previously stained with pan-CK or CAM5.