Woodstain scarlet has been recommended for the demonstration of muscle fibres in conjunction with, or as a replacement for, acid fuchsin. It is not commonly used. Do not confuse this dye with crocein scarlet, a synonym for Biebrich scarlet
R. D. Lillie.
Conn's Biological Stains
Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD., U.S.A.
Aldrich chemical catalogue, 1992
Aldrich Chemical Company, Milwaukee, WI, USA.
Edward Gurr, (1971)
Synthetic dyes in biology, medicine and chemistry
Academic Press, London, England.