Gallocyanin | definition of gallocyanin by Medical dictionary
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gal·lo·cy·a·nin , gallocyanine (gal'ō-sī'ă-nin, ă-nēn), [C.I. 51030]
A blue phenoxazin dye used as a stain for nucleic acids after boiling with chrome alum, which is applicable for quantitative cytophotometric determination of these moieties.
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The embryos of all three species were fixed in Zenker's fixative and stained with gallocyanin. Whole mount preparations were made as described earlier for Patella (van den Biggelaar 1977).
After staining with gallocyanin these particles are barely visible.