, Volume 36, Issue 5, pp 625–626 | Cite as

Ag-G staining, a rapid technique for producing combined silver staining and Giemsa banding in mammalian chromosomes

  • R. Czaker
  • B. Mayr
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A combination of the silver staining method with a Giemsa banding technique is described for mammalian chromosomes. This double staining simultaneously shows silver-stained NORs and a G-band pattern, and thus allows a rapid identification of the NOR-bearing chromosomes.


Silver Staining Staining Method Double Staining Rapid Identification Banding Technique 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Czaker
    • 1
    • 2
  • B. Mayr
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Histologisch-Embryologisches Institut der Universität WienWien(Austria)
  2. 2.Institut für Tierzucht und GenetikVeterinärmedizinische Universität WienWien(Austria)

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