Staining Dyes - Common Biological Stains - Methylene Blue

Methylene Blue

Methylene blue is used to stain animal cells, such as human cheek cells, to make their nuclei more observable. Also used to stain the blood film and used in cytology.

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Wayson Stain
... The Wayson stain is a basic fuchsin-methylene blue, ethyl alcohol-phenol microscopic staining procedure ... It was originally a modified methylene blue stain used for diagnosing bubonic plague ... It is a useful alternative to the Gram or Loeffler’s Methylene Blue stains, especially for detecting Yersinia enterocolitica which is often found in contaminated food ...
Methylene Blue - Popular Culture - Adverse Reactions
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Flexplay - Chemistry
... Some of the dyes used are methylene blue, prussian blue, brilliant cresyl blue, Toluidine Blue O, Basic Blue 3, Methylene Green, Taylor's Blue, Janus Green B, Meldola's ... used by Flexplay and SpectraDisc employs methylene blue reduced by sodium dithionite ... Leucomethylene blue can be reacted with triisopropylsilyl trifluoromethanesulfonate, forming triisopropylsilyloxycarbonylleucomethylene blue (TIPSOCLMB), which is stable in presence of air ...
History Of Malaria - 19th Century - Microscopic Examination of Stained Blood Films
... In 1876 methylene blue was synthesized by Heinrich Caro at BASF, a German chemical company ... In 1886 Bernthsen prepared a relatively pure dye, obtained by decomposition of methylene blue which he termed methylene azure ... using a mixture of Eosin Y and modified methylene blue (methylene azure) that produced a surprising hue unattributable to either staining component a beautiful, distinctive shade of purple ...

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