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n.1.(Chem.) A red substance formed by the oxidation of tyrosin.
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Phosphate-buffered saline (PBS), foetal bovine serum (FBS), phorbol myristate acetate (PMA), indomethacin, Erythrosin B, and the lipopolysaccharide (LPS) obtained from Escherichia coli 0111:B4 were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich (Steinheim, Germany).
A number of histochemical stains have been applied to the analysis of pituitary tissues, including various trichrome stains, aldehyde fuchsin and aldehyde thionin techniques, orange G, Herlant erythrosin, or Brookes carmoisine.
Specimens were cleared in 10% potassium hydroxide (KOH), stained in McKenzie's stain (equal portions of acid fuschin, erythrosin, and lignin pink in aqueous solution), dehydrated in a series of ethyl alcohol baths and clove oil, and mounted in Canada Balsam.
Acuna, Kinetic Spectroscopy of Erythrosin Phosphorescence and Delayed Fluorescence in Aqueous Solution at Room Temperature, Photochemistry and Photobiology 68, 494 (1998).
Each LMA was immersed in a 1% erythrosin B solution (Plaque Disclosing Gel, Professional Dentist Supplies Pty Ltd, Victoria) for 30 minutes and then rinsed in cold water to remove excess dye.