acid fuchsin


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fuchsin

 [fūk´sin]
any of several red to purple dyes, sometimes specifically basic fuchsin.
acid fuchsin a mixture of sulfonated fuchsins; used in various complex stains.
basic fuchsin a histologic stain, containing predominantly pararosaniline and rosaniline.

ac·id fuch·sin

[C.I. 42685]
a mixture of the sodium salts, bi- and trisulfonic acids of rosanilin and pararosanilin; used as an indicator dye and for staining of cytoplasm and collagen.
Synonym(s): rubin S, rubine

ac·id fuch·sin

(as'id fūk'sin)
[CI 42685] A mixture of sulfonated salts of rosanilin and pararosanilin; used as an indicator dye and for staining of cytoplasm and collagen.
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Mycorrhizal researchers also selected acid fuchsin, cotton blue, chlorazol black E, and wheat germ agglutinin as the mycorrhizal stains, which are azo dyes and cannot be used as less-toxic replacements (Vierheilig et al.,2005).
Roots were stained with 0.01% acid fuchsin (w/v) in solution of acid-glycerin-water (875mL lactic acid, 63mL glycerin, 63mL water) for one hour at 55[degrees]C.
This test is described in detail in the final regulation and basically involves pumping Syngyna fluid (a combination of sodium chloride, certified reagent acid fuchsin and distilled water) into a tampon until the tampon is saturated.
Then the sections were stained with acid fuchsin and toluidine blue and evaluated under a polarized-light microscope (LaborluxS[R], Leitz, Wetzlar, Germany).