Lugols iodine

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Lugols iodine

#1 Post by GrbovicMicroscopy » Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:02 pm

Hi, anyone tried staining with Lugol iodine solution? What does it stain? are there any protocols? I acquired some recently.

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Re: Lugols iodine

#2 Post by mrsonchus » Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:23 pm

Hi, it stains starch, but is also a very useful mordant for staining with Gentian-violet, which will resist removal by alcohol when mordanted with an application of LI. See also gram-staining. I use it with G-violet with plant tissue staining.
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#3 Post by GrbovicMicroscopy » Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:21 pm

Thank you

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