lipochrome


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lipochrome

(ˈlɪpəˌkrəʊm; ˈlaɪpəˌkrəʊm)
n
(Biology) any of several fat-soluble, yellow-coloured pigments found in various parts of the human body
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It (Figure 3) reported focal steatosis, focal nonspecific chronic inflammation, and portal fibrosis and a nonspecific increase in the lipochrome pigment in hepatocytes.
Such divergences can be the reflex of biotic and abiotic factors, especially when knowing that pigment (lipochrome) serves various uses, such as anoxic endogenous oxidation that helps surviving low oxygen tension (Zs-Nagy 1971, 1974).
PAS- positive yellow brown lipochrome pigment is seen in many cells.
It also contains abundant lipofuscin (also called lipochrome) pigment.
To the Editor.--We read with interest the article on lipochrome pigment granules (LPGs) in the differential diagnosis of prostatic adenocarcinoma versus seminal vesicle-ejaculatory duct epithelium by Shidham and colleagues.[1] The authors make an original and successful attempt at morphologic categorization and subclassification of prostatic LPGs.