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Fontana-Masson Stain (Melanin Stain)


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Fontana-Masson Stain (Melanin Stain)

The Fontana-Masson Stain is intended for use in the histological visualization of Argentaffin cells and Melanin in paraffin or frozen sections. In addition, the Fontana-Masson stain has been reported to be useful in identifying Capsule-Deficient Cryptococcus Neoformans and typical Cryptococcus Neoformans.

Argentaffin Cells: Black
Melanin: Black
Nuclei: Red
Cytoplasm: Light Pink
Cryptococci Cell Wall: Black

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