Pearse's Method for Phospholipids

For the staining of phospholipids, early lipofuchsin, etc.

Stain results:

Phospholipids:   Blue
Nuclei and Nucleoli:   Red
Early lipofuchsin, eosinophil granules, keratin,
keratohyalin, human elastic tissues:
  Blue to Purple


  • Pearse, A. G.E., J. Pathl. Bact., 70:554-557, 1995
  • Luna, L.G. (ed), Manual of Histologic Staining Methods of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 3rd Ed., McGraw-Hill, c. 1968, p. 148.
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