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 (hē′mə-tē′ĭn, hē′mə-tēn′)
A reddish-brown crystalline compound, C16H12O6, used as an indicator and a biological stain.
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(ˌhi məˈti ɪn)

a reddish brown, crystalline solid, C16H12O6, obtained from logwood: used chiefly as a stain in microscopy.
[1930–35; variant of hematin]
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Renal histological analysis was performed on FAA-fixed and paraffin-embedded kidney sections (thickness 2 [micro]m) stained with Hematein Eosin (HE) and periodic acid-Schiff (PAS).
HE staining refers to Hematein Eosin staining; Hematein stain is alkaline, which makes the chromatin in the nuclear and the ribosomal in the cytoplasm present purple blue.
Migrated cells, which adhered to the lower face of the porous membrane, were fixed with methanol at 4[degrees]C for 1h and stained with hematein staining solution.