RE: Eosin.

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From:Ian Montgomery <>
Date:Tue, 07 Sep 1999 09:23:38 +0000
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>From: "Gary W. Gill" <>
>To: "Ian Montgomery" <>,
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>Subject: RE: Eosin.
>Date: Sat, 4 Sep 1999 09:33:41 -0500
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>Don Meters dissolved eosin, phloxine B, and biebrich scarlet in 19% ethanol
>to make a modified eosin that stained tissues an intense red, with various
>shades.  Now deceased, Don was Chief Histotechnologist in the Department of
>Pathology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital for many years.  The histo lab is
>named in his memory, as I recall.  I can provide the formula if anyone is

	Bob Richmond posted this recipe several years ago when a similar
topic was raised. Nice stain and in my collection.

Dr. Ian Montgomery,
West Medical Building,
University of Glasgow,
G12 8QQ,
Tel: 0141 339 8855 Extn. 6602.
Fax: 0141 330 4100.

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