cresyl blue

cres·yl blue

, cresyl blue brilliant (kres'il blū brĭl-yent), [C.I. 51010]
A basic oxazin dye used for staining the reticulum in young erythrocytes (reticulocytes); also used in vital staining and as a selective stain for gastric surface epithelial mucin and other acid mucopolysaccharides.
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Peripheral blood films were examined after staining with Leishmann stain and a brilliant cresyl blue stained preparation was also examined in all cases for reticulocyte percentage.
FBC and reticulocyte count (automated Sysmex XE 5000, analyser; Sysmex Incorporated, Japan), blood smears for microscopy (automated Sysmex 1000i slide maker and stainer; Sysmex Incorporated, Japan), and reticulocyte preparation for microscopy (2-hour incubation with 1% Brilliant Cresyl Blue supravital stain; National Health Laboratory Service, South Africa).
A brilliant cresyl blue (BCB) staining test can show different intracellular activity of G6PDH in oocytes because the G6PDH enzyme converts BCB from blue to a colorless state.
Blood is diluted with a solution of brilliant cresyl blue, which stains the platelets as light blue.
Supplementation with cysteamine during maturation and embryo culture on embryo development of prepubertal goat oocytes selected by the brilliant cresyl blue test.
Determination of RBC and WBC counts was performed with Neubauer chambers, using Rees diluting solution (1 g brilliant cresyl blue, 31.
The presence of inclusion bodies can be demonstrated by incubating the patient's blood with isotonic brilliant cresyl blue.
We observed numerous RBCs containing hemoglobin H (HbH) inclusions in the peripheral blood smear stained with brilliant cresyl blue (Figure1).
Preparation of smear for reticulocyte counts: Three ml of blood was mixed with equal volume of solution made of brilliant cresyl blue in normal saline and incubated at 37[degrees]C for 15 rain and smears were made.
05 would indicate - -/-[alpha] and not -[alpha]/-[alpha] if brilliant cresyl blue staining reveals an increase in Hb H inclusion bodies.
max], nm) in solvents obtained with different dyes Solvent Sudan Janus Brillant Black Green Cresyl Blue (Cl salt) (Cl salt) Acetonitrile 592 651 629 Acetone 600 645 640 Propylene carbonate 605 655 635 Water 635 615 636 Benzene 576 579 607 Methanol 592 653 630 [C.