Van Gieson's Method for Collagen Fibers

Mallory (1938); Van Gieson (1889)

For collagen, muscle and cornified epithelium.

Stain results:

Collagen:   Red
Smooth and striated muscle:   Yellowish to Brownish
Cornified epithelium:   Yellow
Hyalin:   Yellow
Nuclei:   Blue to Black


Clark, G., (ed) Staining Procedures, 3rd Ed., Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore, c. 1973, p. 50
Luna, L (ed) AFIP Manual o f Histological Staining Methods, 3rd ED., New York: McGraw Hill Publications, c 1968, p.76
Van Gieson, I., New York Med . J., 50:57-60, 1889.
Mallory,F.B., Pathological Technique, Hafner Publishing., New York, c. 1961, p. 152

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