Masson&’s trichrome stain


Masson&’s trichrome stain
Trichrome stains are used particularly for connective tissue. Masson&’s trichrome method uses haemalum, acid fuchsin and methyl blue and has the effect of staining nuclei blue-black, cytoplasm red and collagen blue.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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