pararosanilin


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par·a·ro·san·i·lin

(par'ă-rō-san'i-lin), [C.I. 42500]
A tri(aminophenyl)methane hydrochloride; an important red biologic stain used in Schiff reagent to detect cellular DNA (Feulgen stain), mucopolysaccharides (periodic acid-Schiff stain), and proteins (ninhydrin-Schiff stain).
Synonym(s): parafuchsin

par·a·ro·san·i·lin

(par'ă-rō-san'i-lin)
[CI 42500] A biologic stain used in a Schiff reagent to detect cellular DNA (Feulgen stain), mucopolysaccharides (periodic acid-Schiff stain), and proteins (ninhydrin-Schiff stain).