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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

(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]
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Investigation on degradation of azo fuchsine using visible light in the presence of heat-treated anatase Ti[O.sub.2] powder.
The evaluation of a previously colored plaque was conducted with the help of fuchsine indicator.
Basic fuchsine (1%) solution (BS Pharma, Belo Horizonte, Brazil) was applied with a cotton tip to analyze the dental biofilm, and the excess fuchsine was removed by rinsing with water.
The strain grew on Brucella agar supplemented with 5% horse serum in the presence of basic fuchsine, thionine, and growth on safranin O.
To build the slides, the cuts were clarified with sodium hypochlorite 1%, washed with distilled water, stained with astra blue and fuchsine and fixed with glycerin in semi permanent slides for viewing in an optical microscope.
The 40-[micro]m-thick sections were stained with Mayer's haematoxylin and 0.15% basic fuchsine, and the 2[micro]m-thick sections were stained with Mayer's haematoxylin, azocarmine solution, and anilineblue-orange G.
Then, the preparation was colored with 0.5 ml of dye (ethyl alcohol 25%, 0.03 g of aniline blue and 0.02 g of basic fuchsine), counting germinated pollen grains out of 100 randomly selected.
For histological studies, the sections were stained with haemalaun solution (Mayer, cell nuclei) and van Gieson solution (picric acid with acid fuchsine) according to the method of Romeis (Mikroskopische Technik, 1989).
The test of efficiency degradation was carried out through LiP degradation of azo fuchsine dye in aqueous solution under the existence of H2O2.
Cell count was carried out under magnification of X400 of slices tainted in the Nissl method or (for the identification of glial cells) with acidic fuchsine. Cell distribution density per area unit or per stratum millimeter of Purkinje cells and pyramidal hippocampal neurons was measured.
the air is interfused with a soft voluptuous sense that I feel as I might feel a new tint, be it mauve or fuchsine" (175).
For example, when the content of the dispersed phase is the same, the color of the gold sol is 400 times more intense than that of the brilliant bluish red fuchsine dye solution.