methyl green


n.

A basic dye used as a chromatin stain, as a differential stain for RNA and DNA, and as a tracking dye for DNA in electrophoresis.

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  • Place some of the teased muscle-fibres on a slide, cover with cover-glass, and add a drop of the methyl-green acetic acid.