haematoxylin


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he·ma·tox·y·lin

(hē'mă-toks'i-lin)
[CI 75290] A crystalline compound containing the coloring matter of Haematoxylon campechianum (logwood), from which it is obtained by extraction with ether. It is used as a dye in histology, especially for cell nuclei and chromosomes, muscle cross-striations, and enterochromaffin cells, and as an indicator (red to yellow at pH 0.0-1.0, yellow to violet at pH 5.0-6.0).
Synonym(s): haematoxylin.

haematoxylin

A reddish or yellow dye used to stain biological material for microscopic examination.

he·ma·tox·y·lin

(hē'mă-toks'i-lin)
[CI 75290] A crystalline compound containing the coloring matter of Haematoxylon campechianum (logwood), from which it is obtained by extraction with ether.
Synonym(s): haematoxylin.
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The sections were counter stained with Mayer's haematoxylin and mounted with DPX mountant.
Tissues were sectioned at the thickness of 5 [micro]m stained with haematoxylin and eosin.
2], and the sections were counterstained with Mayer's haematoxylin, and--if relevant--eosin (Bruel and Nyengaard, 2005).
The transverse sections of sample A (5 [micro]m thick) were stained with haematoxylin and eosin dyes.
Characteristics at Haematoxylin and Eosin staining of ruptures of the long head of the biceps tendon.
It was concluded that the tumour represented an adrenal cortical carcinoma as it had the correct haematoxylin and eosin appearance for an adrenal cortical tumour.
The specimens then were saturated in liquid paraffin for 24 hours and stained with haematoxylin and eosin.
Slices 7-[micro]m thick were prepared and then stained with haematoxylin and counter-stained with eosin.
However, additional haematoxylin and eosin (H&E) detectable disease within non-SLNs is found in 15-20% of patients with SLN micrometastases (tumour deposits >0.
For histological study 7 teeth were decalcified, paraffin-embedded, sectioned and stained with haematoxylin and eosin and examined microscopically.
Haematoxylin and eosin (H&E) staining was used for showing general cell morphology in the spontaneous differentiation experiments.
The biopsies were reviewed using para-aminosalicylic acid and haematoxylin and eosin stains.