Haematoxylin Staining

Haematoxylin Stain is a natural dye extracted by boiling the wood of log tree Haematoxylon campechianum and purified through re crystallization. It is one of the best known Nuclear stains. It can also be used to detect metals in tissues, to stain myelin sheath, mitotic stages, muscle fibers etc.The word Haematoxylin is derived from two Greek words Haimato meaning Blood and Xylon meaning wood.

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