Iron alum haematoxylin stain and azan stain.
Also known as Heidenhains Färbung (German).
Heidenhain's stain 1: Eisenhämatoxylin nach Heidenhain (German), Heidenhain's iron alum haematoxylin stain. Iron alum haematoxylin stain. Muscle striations and mitotic structures are rendered blue-black.
Heidenhain's stain 2: Azanfärbung nach Heidenhain German), Heidenhain's azan stain. Heidenhains Azanfärbung (German): Azocarmine and aniline blue-golden orange. Nuclei and cytoplasm rendered red, glia fibrils reddish, mucin blue, collagenic and reticular fibres as well as mucus become dark blue.
- M. Heidenhain:
Eine neue Verwendung des Hämatoxylin.
Archiv für mikroskopische Anatomie, 1885, 24: 468-470.
Eine Abänderung der Färbung mit Hämatoxylin und chromosauren Salzen.
Archiv für mikroskopische Anatomie, 1886, 27: 383-384.
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