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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.

fuch·sin

(fūk'sin), Avoid the mispronunciation fū'shin.
A nonspecific term referring to any of several red rosanilin dyes used as stains in histology and bacteriology.
[Leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, 1501-1566]

fuchsin

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

fuchsin

(fyo͞ok′sĭn) also

fuchsine

(-sĭn, -sēn′)
n.
A dark green synthetic dyestuff, C20H19N3·HCl, used to make a purple-red dye employed in coloring textiles and leather and as a bacterial stain. Also called magenta.

fuch·sin

(fūk'sin)
A nonspecific term referring to any of several red rosanilin dyes used as stains in histology and bacteriology.
[Leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, 1501-1566]

fuchsin

any of several red to purple dyes.

acid fuchsin
a mixture of sulfonated fuchsins; used in various complex stains.
basic fuchsin
a histological stain, a mixture of pararosaniline, rosaniline and magenta II. Also, a mixture of rosaniline and pararosaniline hydrochlorides used as a local anti-infective.
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Chandra TJ, Selvaraj R, Sharma YV, Comparison of Variants of Carbol Fuchsin & Phenol in Ziehl Neelsen Staining to Detect AFB.
Key words: Gourd peel peroxidase; Decolorization, Triarylmethane dyes, Crystal violet; Fuchsin acid; Vanillin.
In the smear stained with carbol fuchsin, Cryptosporidium, Cyclospora, and Cystoisospora cysts were visible to 3, 5, and 8 microbiologists, respectively.
The dye adsorption was studied in a batch experiment with 50 mL aqueous solution of 5 mg/L basic fuchsin and methyl violet dyes for 48 h at 25[degrees]C.
Covered the slide with carbol fuchsin it colorized all the ingredients in smear.
The primary stain for this technique is carbol fuchsin, and the secondary stain is malachite green while the molecular basis of Gimenez staining remains to be determined, it is known that the basic dye carbol fuchsin is retained by the acid fast bacteria, typically mycobacteria, which have a complex envelope composed of glycolipids and glycopeptido lipids (16).
They were then placed in acid fuchsin double stain for 5 minutes and then washed in 75% ethanol for about five minutes to remove the excess stain and begin the process of dehydration.
Cut sections were radiographed, ground down, and stained with basic fuchsin and toluidine blue for light microscopy.
Serial sections (5-7[micro]m thick) were performed on a rotary microtome and stained with toluidine blue (Sakai 1973), astra blue and basic fuchsin (Roeser 1972).
Bhole BD, Ganguly B, Madhuram A, Deshpande D, Joshi J (2004) Biosorption of methyl violet, basic fuchsin and their mixture using dead fungal biomass.
Adsorption of Basic Fuchsin onto Xanthoceras Sorbifolia Bunge Crust Activated Carbon Developed by Sodium Hydroxide.
A number of histochemical stains have been applied to the analysis of pituitary tissues, including various trichrome stains, aldehyde fuchsin and aldehyde thionin techniques, orange G, Herlant erythrosin, or Brookes carmoisine.