Histological Stains: A Literature Review and Case Study

  title={Histological Stains: A Literature Review and Case Study},
  author={Hani A Alturkistani and Faris M Tashkandi and Zuhair M Mohammedsaleh},
  booktitle={Global journal of health science},
The history of histology indicates that there have been significant changes in the techniques used for histological staining through chemical, molecular biology assays and immunological techniques, collectively referred to as histochemistry. Early histologists used the readily available chemicals to prepare tissues for microscopic studies; these laboratory chemicals were potassium dichromate, alcohol and the mercuric chloride to harden cellular tissues. Staining techniques used were carmine… CONTINUE READING