resorcin


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res·or·cin·ol

 (rĭ-zôr′sə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′) also res·or·cin (rĭ-zôr′sĭn)
n.
A white crystalline compound, C6H4(OH)2, with bactericidal, fungicidal, and keratolytic properties, used in the treatment of acne and other skin diseases and as a component of dyes and resin adhesives.

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The staining currently automated are: Massons~s trichrome (or Gomori~s trichrome), Grocott~s Methenamine Silver (or Gomori~s Methenamine Silver), Giemsa, Gordon and Sweet (or Gomori and Snook), Congo Red, Jones Methenamine Silver (with H&E contrast colour), Gram, PAS + diastase (2 kit), Perls Prussian Blue, Alcian Blue (pH 2,5), Ziehl-Neelsen, Elastin (Modified Weigert~s Resorcin Fuchsin, Verhoeff~s elastic tissue).
19 min) showed that the merbau wood liquid extract was dominated by resorcinol compounds, namely, 1,3-benzenediol resorcin (Fig.
P--product of polycondensation of resorcin in the alkaline medium with formaldehyde: