Simple and durable staining of thick sections of the human brain for macroscopic study.

@article{Braak1978SimpleAD,
  title={Simple and durable staining of thick sections of the human brain for macroscopic study.},
  author={Heiko Braak},
  journal={Stain technology},
  year={1978},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={87-9}
}
Observations on gross morphology of the brain is greatly facilitated by enhancing the contrast between gray and white matter. The proposed technique is much more simple than the generally recommended Mulligan method and it variations. Moreover, there is no loss of stain since the fugitive surface impregnation, obtained by the Mulligan method, is replaced by a thoroughgoing block-staining procedure with the nonfading copper phathalocyanine dye astra blue. Staining procedure: wash formalin-fixed… CONTINUE READING