periodic acid


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periodic acid

[¦pir·ē¦äd·ik ′as·əd]
(inorganic chemistry)
HIO4·2H2O Water- and alcohol-soluble white crystals; loses water at 100°C; used as an oxidant.
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The nuclear cytoplasmic ratio is low (x100, periodic acid Schiff staining).
Grocott-Gomori's Methenamine Silver (GMS) and Periodic Acid Schiff (PAS) staining techniques can be used for diagnosis of fungi on cytology and histopathology.
Thiosemicarbazide solution used after the sections oxidation by periodic acid, was able to completely block the PAS positivity in ganglionic ECM, confirming aldehyde grouping presence (Fig.
PERIODIC ACID SCHIFF (PAS) STAINING: The slide is deparaffinized in xylene, fixed in alcohol.
4] They show periodic acid Schiff, cytokeratin, and HER2/neu positivity, [4] and ER, [4] PR, [4] and p63 negativity.
On Periodic acid Schiff and Gomori's methanamine silver stains, many short closely septate hyphae along with chains of budding yeast cells are seen in the cyst wall.
The Cellular Pathology Department of South Devon NHS Foundation Trust has a requirement to replace it~s existing separate stainer and separate coverslipper with an integrated system capable of performing the existing repertoire of stains which are Haeamtoxylin and Eosin (H&E), Papanicolaou (PAP), Alcian blue Periodic Acid Schiff (ABP), Periodic Acid Schiff (PAS) and a modified Giemsa for helicobacter within the one unit.

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