[Histonet] smooth muscle in heart valves
My experience has been that unless one does the differentiatiation step
under a microscope, all trichrome stains sometimes give false colors.
However, if the "false color" always appears in the same place, it may not
be false. Filip, Radu, & Simionescu found smooth muscle in human heart
valves (Circ. Res. 59: 310-320, 1986). Their finding has been confirmed in
subsequent papers from other laboratories, most recently by Borin,
Vanhercke, & Weyns (Acta Cardiol. 61: 463-469, 2006)
Allen A. Smith, Ph.D.
Professor of Anatomy
Barry University School of Graduate Medical Sciences
Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Miami Shores, Florida 33161
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