pyronin


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py·ro·nin

 (pī′rə-nĭn) also py·ro·nine (-nēn′)
n.
Any of a group of xanthene dyes used as a biological stain, especially to detect or track the presence of RNA by staining it red.

[German Pyronin, originally a trademark.]

pyronin

(ˈpaɪrəʊˌnɪn) or

pyronine

n
1. (Chemistry) either of two synthetic red xanthene dyes, pyronin G or Y and pyronin B, used chiefly as microscopic stains
2. (Biology) either of two synthetic red xanthene dyes, pyronin G or Y and pyronin B, used chiefly as microscopic stains
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(c) Strong infiltration of lymphocytes and plasma cells in the wall of the bile duct (Methyl-Green Pyronin).
Alanyalioglu, "Electrochemical preparation of polymeric films of pyronin Y and its electrolcatalytic properties for amperometric detection of nitrite," Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, vol.
C and D teeth were stained with Toluidine Blue and Pyronin Y in order to visualize the soft tissue microstructure.
Lastly, we added Pyronin Y to the tubes at the final concentration of 0.5 [micro]g/mL.
The method of staining the cells with methyl green pyronin by Brachet, allowing forms to identify cells rich in nucleic acids, has been used for more accurate differentiation of blast forms of lymphocytes and to determine the extent and functional activity of mature plasma cells.
One painting, called Pyronin Y, is 3ft by 4ft and is valued at [euro]18,000.
It is thought the thief would have known the value of the prints - Pyronin Y and Oleoylsarcosine - by the Turner Prize winner.
The larger of the two stolen works is entitled Pyronin Y and is 40in by 46in.
The Metropolitan Police said the two signed prints, ''Pyronin Y'' and ''Oleoylsarcosin,'' were taken from the Exhibitionist Gallery in west London in the early hours of Monday by a thief who forced the gallery doors.