Celestine Blue Hemalum
An Acid Resistant Nuclear Stain
|A progressive alum hematoxylin, such as Mayer's (Langeron's) or Cole's.|
|Proescher & Arkush' iron alum-celestine blue, or Lendrum & MacFarlane's modification of it.|
5µ paraffin sections of neutral buffered formalin fixed tissue are suitable. Other fixatives are likely to be satisfactory.
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Last updated May 2005.