Which of the following stains is not used for staining chromosomes?
a) Basic Fuchsin
b) Safranin
c) Methylene blue
d) Carmine

Answers (1)

Ans. The answer is the option (b) Safranin

Explanation: Safranin is used as a counterstain for endospore staining and gram staining. It can also be used for staining cartilage and mast cell granule. Other stains are used for staining chromosomes and nuclei.

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