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histochemistry

 [his″to-kem´is-tre]
that branch of histology that deals with the identification of chemical components in cells and tissues.

cy·to·chem·is·try

(sī'tō-kem'is-trē),
The study of intracellular distribution of chemicals, reaction sites, and enzymes, often by means of staining reactions, radioactive isotope uptake, selective metal distribution in electron microscopy, or other methods.
Synonym(s): histochemistry

histochemistry

(hĭs′tō-kĕm′ĭ-strē)
n.
The branch of science that deals with the chemical composition of the cells and tissues of the body.

his′to·chem′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
his′to·chem′i·cal·ly adv.

cy·to·chem·is·try

(sī'tō-kem'is-trē)
The study of intracellular distribution of chemicals, reaction sites, and enzymes, often by means of staining reactions, radioactive isotope uptake, selective metal distribution in electron microscopy, or other methods.
Synonym(s): histochemistry.

histochemistry

The biochemistry of cells and tissues.

histochemistry

the study of the distribution of substances in tissues by using staining methods on preparations such as sections or whole mounts.
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As a result of their study, it was concluded that the application of GnRH in bluefin tuna pylori affects the lectin histochemistry and the location of the mucins.
At the same time as Meier-Ruge and colleagues developed modified diagnostic criteria based solely on the percentage of giant submucosal ganglia in frozen sections stained with LDH enzyme histochemistry, Kobayashi and colleagues15 championed the diagnosis of IND B using hematoxylin-eosin (H&E)-stained sections and AChE histochemistry, without LDH histochemistry.
Epithelium specific markers aquaporin-5 and CK18 are detected 12 d later by immunofluorescence histochemistry, while Aquaporin-5 and CK1 are detected positive by RT-PCR.
The silk-gland system in some Tetragnathinae (Araneae: Araneidae): Comparative anatomy and histochemistry. Acta Zoologica Fennica 190:215-221.
(a) A positive DOPA histochemistry reaction is observed in the pigmented cells (arrowheads) in close relation to the pinealocytes (p).
Histochemistry staining of DRG from control groups (e) and CCI (f) models.
Analysis of the Images of LPS Lectin Histochemistry and Indirect Immunoperoxidase Staining of Pasteurella multocida.
Oligosaccharides on aggressive human breast cancer were marked by HPA histochemistry [152].
Erben, "Embedding of bone samples in methylmethacrylate: an improved method suitable for bone histomorphometry, histochemistry, and immunohistochemistry," Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry, vol.
Consecutive sections were stained for COX following the diaminobenzidine procedure [22] and for Syt4 and Syt7 mRNAs following the standard procedure for X-ray film autoradiography of in situ hybridization histochemistry described in detail previously [16,17,23].
Keywords: Brain, rabies virus, dog bite, immune histochemistry, histopathology, stray dog.
Chromogranin A stain was positive in polygonal cells, S-100 was positive in flattened sustentacular cells on immune histochemistry. All these features were consistent with Paraganglioma.