Alcian blue staining method to visualize bonghan threads inside large caliber lymphatic vessels and x-ray microtomography to reveal their microchannels.

@article{Lee2006AlcianBS,
  title={Alcian blue staining method to visualize bonghan threads inside large caliber lymphatic vessels and x-ray microtomography to reveal their microchannels.},
  author={Changhoon Lee and Seung-Kwon Seol and Byung-Cheon Lee and Y. Mark Hong and Jung-Ho Je and Kwang-Sup Soh},
  journal={Lymphatic research and biology},
  year={2006},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={181-90}
}
BACKGROUND Novel threadlike structures, so-called Bonghan threads, inside large caliber lymphatic vessels were recently observed by using the Janus Green B staining in the case of rabbits, and by using fluorescent magnetic nanoparticles for rats. They are thought to have channels through which some liquid with abundant hyaluronic acid (HA) flows. In the… CONTINUE READING