Semichon’s carmine

This post was written by admin on February 9, 2010
Posted Under: Glossary

Its a good general Stain, used for Staining the Cestodes

Semichon’s Acetic-carmine:
100 ml glacial acetic acid
100 ml distilled water
Carmine in excess – about 1.5 gm
Mix water and acetic acid. Add carmine to the amount which will go into solution.

Heat in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes and allow to cool. Filter to make stock solution.

Mix 1:2 with 70% alcohol for staining.

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