Orcein, 0.2%

For connective tissue stains – Elastic tissue stains.

Stain results:

Nuclei:   Black
Cytoplasm:   Red
Elastic Fibers:   Purple to Black
Collagen and Bone:   Yellow
Mucopolysaccharides:   Blue-Green
Muscle:   Red


Movat, H.Z.;: Demonstration of all connective tissue elements in a single section. Arch Path., 60:289 – 295, 1955
Roman N., et al: Orcein-hematoxylin in iodized ferric chloride as a stain for elastic tissue. Stain Technology, 42:199 –202, 1967

SKU: 26385-03
Pack: 250 mL
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