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destain

(dē-stān′)
tr.v. de·stained, de·staining, de·stains
To remove stain from (a specimen) to aid in microscopic study.

destain

(dē″stān′) [ de- + stain]
To remove a previously applied stain from a laboratory specimen to aid in microscopic study.
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The gels can be stained using Comassieblue and then partially destained to promote better contrast to the heavily stained insulin species (Figure 9A).
0 mm mature female, collected with holotype (cleared and stained with alcian and alizarin; only cranium, pectoral girdles and axial skeleton, completely destained by September 2012.
Specimens were stained in aceto-carmine, destained in 70% acidulated alcohol until light pink, and then dehydrated in a stepwise manner with 1 h each in the following concentrations of ethanol: 85%, 95%, 100%, and 100% again.
Gels were stained with 1% Coomassie blue R250 for 1 hr and was destained (45% methanol, 10% acetic acid).
5% (w/v) amido black, and destained in 50% methanol containing 5% (v/v) acetic acid.
1 % w/v Coomassie Brilliant Blue R-250 (Sigma) in methanol:water:ethanoic acid (5:5:1) and then destained with a solution of methanol:water:ethanoic acid (1:17:2).
Although it requires overnight staining for best results, the method is straightforward and the gels do not need to be destained.
The gel was further stained with a 40% (v/v) staining solution for 24 hours and destained with a 40% (v/v) destaining solution for 3 hours.
with Syber Green (Invitrogen, USA) 1:10,000 and destained in acetic acid for 15 min.
Gels were run for 6 h and were stained with ethidium bromide for 20 min and destained in distilled water for 30 min.