orthochromatic


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orthochromatic

[‚ȯr·thə·krə′mad·ik]
(biology)
Having normal staining characteristics.
(graphic arts)
Pertaining to sensitized materials that can be exposed by ultraviolet, blue, and green light, but not deep orange or red.
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Reflecting on his formative years in Germany, when he studied photography under Vogel (the inventor of orthochromatic plates mentioned above), Stieglitz intimates a structural affinity between photography and the figure of the cloud that keeps them interlocked with one another in his mind:
Toluidine Blue (TB) is a basic nuclear dye used for metachromatic and orthochromatic staining of chromatin.
Holm was pointing out the differences in shading between orthochromatic and panchromatic film, but I think the corollary is "old photos may be staged so they could fib a little too".
Orthochromatic or metachromatic reactions in sperm head are originated when chromatin is highly condensed or decondensed, respectively (Andreetta et al.
Running film that is not orthochromatic through a processor in which orthochromatic film is run changes the processor's chemistry and can affect daily QC outcomes.