van Gieson stain

van Gie·son stain (van geґsən) [Ira van Gieson, American neuropathologist, 1865–1913] see Stains and Staining Methods, under stain.

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  • van Gieson stain — any of several staining solutions formerly widely used for connective tissue samples …   Medical dictionary

  • Verhoeff-van Gieson stain — Ver·hoeff van Gie·son stain (vurґhef van geґsən) [F.H. Verhoeff; Ira van Gieson, American neuropathologist, 1865–1913] see Stains and Staining Methods, under stain …   Medical dictionary

  • Verhoeff-van Gieson stain — a histopathological stain for demonstrating elastic fibers …   Medical dictionary

  • van Gieson — Ira, U.S. histologist and bacteriologist, 1865–1913. See van Gieson stain …   Medical dictionary

  • Van Gieson's stain — is a mixture of Picric Acid and Acid Fuchsin. It is the simplest method of differential staining of Collagen and other Connective Tissue.Formula *100 mL of Saturated Aqueous solution of Picric Acid added to 5 mL of 1% Aqueous solution of Acid… …   Wikipedia

  • stain — 1. To discolor. 2. To color; to dye. 3. A discoloration. 4. A dye used in histologic and bacteriologic technique. 5. A procedure in which a dye or combination of dyes and reagents is used to color the constituents of cells and tissues. For… …   Medical dictionary

  • Weigert's elastic stain — is a combination of stains used in histology which is useful in identifying elastic fibers. Often orcein or a combination of resorcinol and fuchsine are used for staining. For counterstaining cell nuclei nuclear fast red or hematoxylin is also… …   Wikipedia

  • Masson's trichrome stain — of rat airway. Connective tissue is stained blue, nuclei are stained dark red/purple, and cytoplasm is stained red/pink. Masson s trichrome is a three colour staining protocol used in histology. The recipes evolved from Claude L. Pierre Masson s… …   Wikipedia

  • Silver stain — A silver stain (GMS) demonstrating the fungus histoplasma (black round balls) in a liver biopsy. Silver staining is the use of silver to selectively alter the appearance of the target. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Periodic acid-Schiff stain — Periodic acid Periodic acid Schiff (PAS) is a staining method used to detect glycogen and other polysaccharides in tissues. The reaction of periodic acid oxidizes the diol functional groups in glucose and other sugars, creating aldehydes that… …   Wikipedia

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