eosin dye

Janice M. Glime jmglime at mtu.edu
Tue Oct 9 10:34:05 EST 2001


Food coloring works just fine, and I suspect most water-soluble dyes with
strong color would work.  You can't dilute the food coloring if you want
it to be clearly visible.
Janice
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On 9 Oct 2001, Beverly Brown wrote:

> Hi!
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> We're doing water transport up stems today.  Student's are supposed to
> look for eosin dye in cut sections of the stem.  Why eosin dye? And,
> more importantly, what can I substitute?
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> Thanks!
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> Beverly
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