[Histonet] Oil Red O trivia

Geoff McAuliffe mcauliff <@t> umdnj.edu
Wed Nov 10 08:39:10 CST 2010

So, the pathologist does not know the answer but he wants to annoy 
trainees? Glad I don't work for him!


Finlay Finlay wrote:
> Hello
> Just wondering if anyone knows the what the 'O' in oil red O stands for.
> I suspect that it stands for nothing other than O similar to the 'G' in
> Orange G. One of our pathologists is looking for a tricky stain question
> to annoy trainees with.
> Thanks for your help
> Finlay
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Geoff McAuliffe, Ph.D.
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