Re: Dead and live tissue

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From:Robert Schoonhoven <> (by way of Marvin Hanna)
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You have it reversed.  Trypan Blue will stain the dead cells the live
ones will not stain which is why it is reffered to (in the cell culture
arena) as the Trypan Blue Exclusion Test.

Cynthia Favara wrote:
> If I remember correctly Trypan Blue will stain only live cells.
> Cynthia Favara
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best regards,
Robert Schoonhoven
Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis and Mutagenesis
Dept. of Environmental Sciences and Engineering
University of North Carolina
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