[Histonet] Thionin staining

Cheryl Crowder ccrowder <@t> vetmed.lsu.edu
Fri Feb 4 05:37:09 CST 2011

An - You didn't mention what cells  you were  staining,  but I assume it's 
mast cells.   Thionin stains are very pH dependent.  For mast cells, the pH 
should be 1.   At that pH only mast cells stain.
Cheryl Crowder, BA, HTL(ASCP)
Crowder Histology Consulting
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