staining

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staining

The application of a liquid dye solution to a porous surface to impart color.
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Normally samples are received in the form of blood, bones, muscles, cartilages and materials with biological stains etc.
Using an RNA- based assay to identify biological stains offers several advantages over conventional methods, including greater specificity, simultaneous analysis through common assay format, the potential for automation, and decreased sample consumption.
Although the primary focus of this test was the ability of the formulations to prevent biological stains, the presence of chemical stains was noted at the 90- and 180-day evaluations (Table 11).
Conn's Biological Stains, Baltimore, MD: Williams and Wilkins; 1977: 276.

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