Histological stains

Last revised by Bálint Botz on 1 Aug 2021

Histological stains are chemical dyes used to treat histological specimens to make tissues more readily visible by light microscopy and demonstrate underlying characteristics of the tissue. There are many stains, some with very specific uses, whereas other (e.g. hematoxylin and eosin stain (H&E) are very widely used. 


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