Direct Red 80; Picrosirius Red
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||1,373.05 g·mol−1|
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In histology, sirius red staining is used in various domains of diagnostic to observe fibrosis levels in a lot of cases of inflammation induced by cancer, vascular or metabolic pathologies.
In bright field microscopy the following can be observed:
- The nuclei in yellow
- The cytoplasm in yellow
- Collagen fibers in red
- Muscular fibers in yellow
- Red blood cells in yellow
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