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orcein

(ˈɔːsɪɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a brown crystalline material formed by the action of ammonia on orcinol and present in orchil: used as a dye, biological stain, and antiseptic. Formula: C28H24O7N2
[C19: see orcinol]
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Thereafter, the oocytes were stained for 2 min with 1% orcein in a 45% GAA mixture before washing with a mixture of distilled water, glycerol, and GAA (3:1:1).
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It can be demonstrated by rhodamine stain (positive orange granules) or indirectly by orcein stain, which highlights copper-binding protein.
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