vital staining


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vital staining

the staining of cells whilst alive, which has been used particularly for studying the movements of parts of embryos.
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rubra, mitochondrion-rich cells (MRCs) were visualized through vital staining with 4-[4-(dimethylamino)styryl]-N methylpyridinium iodide (DASPMI) and confocal microscopy.
Vital staining of lysosomes and other cell organelles of the rat with neutral red.
Magnifying endoscopy (ME) with vital staining is useful for diagnosing colorectal neoplasms by means of precise observation of surface pit patterns [3].
Armand Van Deun and colleagues therefore gave a new application to a forgotten technique: vital staining with fluorescein diacetate (FDA).
This collection reports major findings in both clinical and experimental situations, covering the search for the imaging of vitreous, historical developments in the application of vital dyes, simple ways to visualize the transparent vitreous cortex during surgery, safety parameters for indocyanine green and its toxicity in surgery, possible biochemical changes of the internal limiting membrane, and current uses of Trypan Blue, Patent Blue V and Brilliant Blue G (and their effect on structures), vital staining in retinal reattachment surgery, and new approaches for novel dyes for intraocular surgery.