Bouin&’s solution


Bouin&’s solution
Picric acid-based fixative that also contains formaldehyde and acetic acid. It has the advantage that specimens can be stored indefinitely and generally preserves nuclear morphology quite well.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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