fluorescent stain

fluor·es·cent stain

a stain or staining procedure using a fluorescent dye or substance that will combine selectively with certain tissue components and that will then fluoresce upon irradiation with ultraviolet or violet-blue light.

fluor·es·cent stain

(flōr-es'ĕnt stān)
A staining procedure that uses a fluorescent dye or substance that combines selectively with certain tissue components and then fluoresces on irradiation with ultraviolet or violet-blue light.
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1982, "Nile blue A as a fluorescent stain for Polyhydroxybutyrate," Appl.
The green fluorescent stain (SYTO 9, with excitation/emission maxima of about 480/500 nm) colors healthy bacteria that have intact membranes, thus staining live cells; and the red dye (propidium iodide with excitation/emission maxima of about 490/635 nm) colors bacteria with damaged membranes, by displacing the green dye, thus staining dead cells.
After 5 d of in vitro culture, blastocyst rates were evaluated based on the number of embryos used for culture and were subsequently stained with Hoechst 33342 fluorescent stain to count their total cell number.
In flow cytometry, isolated chromosomes suspended in a fluorescent stain solution flow one at a time through a laser beam.
With a monoclonal antibody fluorescent stain (Meridian Diagnostics, Cincinnatti, OH), Cryptosporidium sp.
SPERM VIABILITY DETECTION BY FLOW CYTOMETRY WITH FLUORESCENT STAIN SYBR 14
Prepare phenolic acidine orange fluorescent stain for mycobacteria as shown in Figure 4.
The D3 Duet(TM) DFA kits use brighter, easily distinguishable fluorescent stain colors to improve interpretation of virus-infected cell cultures by combining monoclonal antibodies labeled with either Fluorescein Isothiocyanate (FITC) or R-Phycoerythrin (R-PE) in one reagent for simultaneous detection.
This direct fluorescent stain method identifies these pathogenic Bacteroides species within 45 minutes.
The video CellScope, which uses motion instead of molecular markers or fluorescent stains to detect the movement of worms, was as accurate as conventional screening methods, the researchers found.
8) Generally, fluorescent stains provide a greater linear dynamic range for quantitation and are easier to visualize on charge-coupled device camera-based and laser scanner-based imaging systems.

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