eosin dye

Schmid, Katherine kschmid at butler.edu
Tue Oct 9 15:51:34 EST 2001


I use red koolaid (or generic equivalent) for "find the veins" exercises.
In a related questions, one of my students, after reading a paper in which
eosin was used to visualize cytoplasm (vs. nucleus), asked why eosin binds
where it does.  Does anyone know?
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Dr. Katherine M. Schmid
Dept. of Biological Sciences
Butler University
4600 Sunset Ave.
Indianapolis IN  46208
317-940-9956
kschmid at butler.edu

On 9 Oct 2001, Beverly Brown wrote:

> 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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