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 (fyo͞ok′sĭn) also fuch·sine (-sĭn, -sēn′)
A dark green synthetic dyestuff, C20H19N3·HCl, used to make a purple-red dye employed in coloring textiles and leather and as a bacterial stain. Also called magenta.


(ˈfuːksɪn) or


(Elements & Compounds) a greenish crystalline substance, the quaternary chloride of rosaniline, forming a red solution in water: used as a textile dye and a biological stain. Formula: C20H19N3HCl. Also called: magenta
[C19: from fuchs(ia) + -in; from its similarity in colour to the flower]


(ˈfʊk sɪn)

a greenish, solid, coal-tar derivative, obtained by the oxidation of a mixture of aniline and the toluidines, that forms deep red solutions: used chiefly as a dye.
[1860–65; fuchs (ia) + -in1]
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The smears were stained with ZN method using 1% carbol fuchsin, 25% sulphuric acid and 0.
In the latter study, the large neurons were the ones staining stronger both with paraldehyde fuchsin and against serotonin, which is in accordance with the present observation in neurons of Scrobicularia plana.
Modified aldehyde fuchsin staining showed that pancreas of the diabetic rats had irregular islet with decreased secretory granules in beta cells, but changes of pancreatic islet in the animals were minimized by administration of extract.
All specimens were smeared on clean scratch-free new glass slides and stained by carbol fuchsin, the classic Z-N stain, which requires heating.
Acid fuchsin was used for staining nematodes within the root systems whereas phloxine B was used to stain Meloidogyne spp.
5+ Growth in presence of dyes Thionin 20 [micro]g/mL - - Basic fuchsin 20 [micro]g/mL - - A + + M - -
Tissue sections of 5um thickness were obtained to stain with haematoxylin and eosin stain (HandE) and aldehyde fuchsin stain for beta cells and immunohistochemical (IHC) stain using Bandeiraeasimplicifolia (BS)-1 lectinto stain intra-islet capillaries.
Sections were stained with new Fuchsin substrate chromogen (DCS Innovative Diagnostik-Systeme) and hematoxylin.
After this period, the samples were washed in distilled water, transversal cut freehand with a razor blade, stained with double staining, astra blue and basic fuchsin (Roeser, 1962), and mounted on semipermanent histological slides.
After incubation, 2-3 [micro]l of carbol fuchsin dye to stain Mycobacterium cells and crystal violet to stain epithelial cell were added to each tube and the mixture was gently shaken.