vital staining


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vital staining

the staining of cells whilst alive, which has been used particularly for studying the movements of parts of embryos.
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Vital staining and confocal microscopy revealed "protogills" with the high MRC populations characteristic of adult gills (Fig.
Vital staining of lysosomes and other cell organelles of the rat with neutral red.
Armand Van Deun and colleagues therefore gave a new application to a forgotten technique: vital staining with fluorescein diacetate (FDA).
2) The traditional method of ascertaining the state of the ocular surface cells has been to perform vital staining with rose bengal, and this can be used as part of diagnosis of dry eye as well as to provide follow up on treatment efficacy.