aceto-orcein stain

aceto-orcein stain

A rarely used stain for degenerated chromosomal material in cytological preparations.
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Stained of Neaimi sheep oocytes with aceto-orcein stain represented nuclear stages during meiosis progression.
The slides were then drained of methanol and allowed to dry before staining with aceto-orcein stain for 5 min.
Synapsis, meiotic segregation, and chromosome constitution were observed by aceto-orcein stain (Guo et al., 1992).