Nissl staining

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== Principle ==
== Principle ==
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The Nissl staining employs a mixture of basic dyes (aniline, thionine, or cresyl violet) which stains negatively charged RNA.
== Target of the dye ==
== Target of the dye ==

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The Nissl staining is a dye combination mostly staining RNA in dark blue to purple.

Principle

The Nissl staining employs a mixture of basic dyes (aniline, thionine, or cresyl violet) which stains negatively charged RNA.

Target of the dye

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