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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.
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destain

(dē″stān′) [ de- + stain]
To remove a previously applied stain from a laboratory specimen to aid in microscopic study.
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(D) Colonies stained with crystal violet were destained, and absorbance was measured on a plate reader at 584 nm; values represent the ratio of absorbance to the number of CFUs.
The gels can be stained using Comassieblue and then partially destained to promote better contrast to the heavily stained insulin species (Figure 9A).
Further, the gel was stained with Coomassie brilliant blue R250 for 2 h and destained overnight to reveal the bands.
In-Gel Trypsin Digestion and MALDI-TOF-TOF-MS Analysis Gel band 1-1 was destained, dehydrated, and dried under vacuum.
The following day, to visualize the bands, gels were stained with Coomassie Brilliant Blue Dye (Bio-Rad) for 3hrs and destained with Destaining Solution for 45 min.
After staining the gels were destained until the clearance of blue background.
The gel was heated in the Amaranth staining solution at 70degC for 10 minutes or left overnight in the staining solution at room temperature, and was washed with the destaining solution by a gap of 15 minutes to produce clear red bands on the colorless gel while the other portion of the resolved gel was stained overnight with Coomassie brilliant blue R250 and destained by the normal procedure followed by lameli [14]; washed several times with the destaining solution for 24 hour.
The cleared and stained material of this specimen, prepared while it was still relatively fresh, retained its stain for at least one year, but by 2012 it was completely destained. In 2012 a paratype of L.
Specific protein bands were excised from the gel matrix, destained with SilverSNAP destaining kit (Pierce, Rockford, IL), and subjected to in-gel tryptic digestion as previously described [32] (Figure 1(d)).
After staining the gel was destained by washing twice in destaining solution (20% acetonitrile, 50 mM sodium acetate, and pH 4) for 30 minutes each time.
The plates were destained for approximately 10 min with an aqueous solution of 10% acetic acid and 2% dimethylsulfoxide.21