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The Histochemical Journal

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 277–282 | Cite as

A selective stain for mast cells

  • Nelly Blumenkrantz
  • Gustav Asboe-Hansen
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Synopsis

A selective stain for mast cells in tissue sections is presented. The procedure is based on the resistance to destaining with absolute ethanol-acetic acid of the complex acid mucopolysaccharide-Toluidine Blue reinforced with ferrioxamine B.

Keywords

Mast Cell Tissue Section Complex Acid 
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© Chapman and Hall Ltd 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nelly Blumenkrantz
    • 1
  • Gustav Asboe-Hansen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Dermatology (with Connective Tissue Research Laboratories) RigshospitalUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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