Luxol fast blue


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Lux·ol fast blue

(lŭks'ol fast blū),
Name for a group of closely related copper phthalocyanin dyes used as stains (with periodic acid-Schiff, phosphotungstic acid hematoxylin, hematoxylin, silver nitrate, etc.) for myelin in nerve fibers.

Lux·ol fast blue

(lŭk'sol fast blū)
Name for a group of closely related copper phthalocyanine dyes used as stains (with periodic acid-Schiff, phosphotungstic acid hematoxylin, hematoxylin, silver nitrate) for myelin in nerve fibers.

Luxol fast blue

(lŭks′ŏl″)
An alcohol-soluble sulfonated copper phthalcyanine stain, used primarily in neuropathology. It is taken up by phospholipids and choline and stains myelin blue.
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A luxol fast blue stain to access demyelination yielded negative results, and negative in situ hybridization findings were noted for Epstein-Barr virus-encoded RNA.
In the left occipital cortex, Luxol fast blue staining showed many neurons with Luxol fast blue positivity in cytoplasmic granular material.
Luxol fast blue stain showed no evidence of demyelination (Figures 1, A, and 2, A).