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Temperature-Dependent Staining Reaction of Chromatin by Alcian Blue
- Stockert, J. C., Juarranz, A.
- Zeitschrift für Naturforschung 2014 v.35 no.11-12 pp. 1092-1093
- DNA, blood, chickens, chromatin, staining, temperature
- After treatment with Alcian blue at high temperatures, nuclei from chicken blood smears showed an intense staining rection, which proved to be dependent on the DNA content of chromatin. The possibility that interactions between the phthalocyanine chromophore and unpaired bases accounts for this temperature-dependent staining of chromatin is briefly discussed.