Re: Cartilage stains
|From:||Bill Sinai <email@example.com>|
There is a stain, I used many years ago called a Movat Pentachrome.
It gave beautiful staining to most connective tissue, in one section,
including the mucopolysacharides in cartilage.
There have been several modifications to this stain.
----- Original Message -----
From: Gayle Callis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2001 5:48 AM
Subject: Cartilage stains
> Depends on what you want to see, specific mucopolysaccharides
> (histochemical staining with alcian blue, various pH's), general cartilage
> staining (toluidine blue works nicely), semiquantitation of proteoglycans
> without EDTA decalcification that extracts these (safranin O/Fast Green)
> A good H&E, particularly Ehrlichs hematoxylin also demonstrates cartilage.
> Gayle Callis
> Histopathology Supervisor
> Veterinary Molecular Biology
> Montana State University - Bozeman
> Bozeman MT 59717-3610
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