double stain


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dou·ble stain

a mixture of two dyes, each of which stains different portions of a tissue or cell.

dou·ble stain

(dŭb'ĕl stān)
A mixture of two dyes, each of which stains different portions of a tissue or cell.

double stain

A mixture of two contrasting dyes, usually an acid and a basic stain.
See also: stain
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Crowle's double stain is prepared in developer and rinse solutions.
Even though RPp40 antibodies are said to have greater specificity in lung cancers, our experience with 2 commercially available RPp40 antibodies has demonstrated varying degrees of cytoplasmic background staining, and thus, they may not be suitable for use in multiplex stains, such as double stains for prostate cancer.
TTF-1 and Napsin A double stain: a useful marker for diagnosing lung adenocarcinoma on fine-needle aspiration cell blocks.
Digital image analyses of a Ki67/MART1 double stain and a mimicked Ki67 single stain are shown in Figure 1.
Objective.--To determine if a double stain for MUC/p53 improved specificity and sensitivity for distinction of pancreatic andenocarcinoma from chronic pancreatitis by comparing maspin, mucin 4 (MUC4), p53, Smad4, and the double stain MUC4/p53.
Nineteen Aurelia ephyrae were used, eight each for the two primary antibodies and three for double stains. Tissue pieces were dissected from small and large adult Aurelia, including pieces from the margin (including tentacles), from the more peripheral subumbrella and more central subumbrella, the exumbrella, and the manubrium.
Double stained glass doors lead into the entrance hall with patterned tiled floor and spindled staircase to the first floor.