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Unformatted text preview: and E staining. They were then mounted using a mounting medium to a microscope slide. Once the slides were dry, the cells were observed at 100X and 400X magnification using a compound microscope. H and E stain or hematoxylin and eosin stain, is a widely used method of staining in histology. Actually, it is the most popular stain. The H and E stain is chosen for its ability to stain a variety of cellular components of tissue. The hematoxylin stains nuclei of cells blue while eosin is an acidic dye with an affinity for cytoplasmic components of the cell and stains in shades of red, pink, and orange....
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- cell biology