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(flok'sin), [C.I. 45405]
A red acid dye used as a cytoplasmic stain in histology.
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The root systems of the plants were stained with 0.005% Phloxine B (Holbrook et al., 1983) solution for 30 min to facilitate the counting of egg masses.
Age 47 yrs., Chronic Alcoholic, Haematoxylin Phloxine Stain (X400) Confluence of Islets.
For microscopic examinations, free-hand sections of ascomata were mounted in water, 5% KOH, 1% phloxine or cotton blue, and observed under light microscope (Olympus CX31).
Objective: To determine the effectiveness of different pre-cleaning methods by determining frequency and site of contamination on the sterilised dental burs using Phloxine B dye.
Bahadur, "Enhancement of power conversion efficiency of dye-sensitized solar cells by co-sensitization of phloxine B and bromophenol blue dyes on ZnO photoanode," Journal ofLuminescence, vol.
Paraffin-embedded specimens were cut with a rotary microtome (3.5 [micro]m thick slice) and stained with hematoxylin and eosin, Masson's trichrome, and cytokeratin staining with phloxine B-Orange G-Alcian Blue.
THECs were performed using a Malassez hemocytometer after a 1:200 dilution with an eosinophil dilution liquid containing phloxine B.
The roots were then stained by immersion in 0.15 g [L.sup.-1] Phloxine B dye (dissolved in water) for twenty minutes and then washed to remove the excess.
Microscopic details related to various structures, that is, hyphae, cystidia, basidia, and basidiospores of the specimens, were studied by making crush mounts and hand cut sections in water, 3-5% KOH solutions and staining in various reagents like Congo red, Phloxine, Cotton Blue, Melzer's Reagent, and Sulphovanillin.
Histopathologic examination and grading were carried out on chromealum hematoxylin - phloxine (Bancroft & Stevens, 1990) stained sections at 5-pm thickness with 30-[micro]m distance were used for morphometric analyses.
Yeast peptone dextrose agar (YPD, 1% yeast extract, 2% peptone, 2% dextrose, and 2% agar) supplemented with 50 [micro]g/ml phloxine B (Wako Pure Chemical Industries, Ltd., Japan) was used for white/opaque phenotype detection.