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Search Results for: acid dye

Acid dye

Definition noun, plural: acid dyes (biological techniques) A dye containing acidic group(s) and is used in staining... Read More

Neutral dye

Definition noun, plural: neutral dyes (biological techniques) A compound of an acid dye and a basic dye used in staining... Read More

Basic dye

Definition noun, plural: basic dyes (biological techniques) A dye that ionize in solution giving a positively-charged ions... Read More

Giemsa stain

Definition noun A Romanovsky type of stain named after German chemist and bacteriologist Gustav Giemsa, and is often used in... Read More

Gram-indeterminate bacteria

Definition noun, singular: gram-indeterminate bacterium Bacteria that do not respond to gram staining and, therefore, are... Read More

Schiffs reagent

Schiff's reagent An aqueous solution of basic fuchsin or pararosaniline which is decolorised by sulfur dioxide, commonly... Read More

Antigen

Antigen Definition What is an antigen? A simple definition is that an antigen refers to any substance that triggers an... Read More