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Anjali Singh

Histochemistry
Laboratory TechniquesScience
February 17, 2020

Histochemical techniques to demonstrate Carbohydrates-Polysaccharides

Carbohydrates are the most abundant and one of the four essential macromolecules, required for the survival of living beings. Structurally, these are polyhydroxy aldehydes or ketones. Carbohydrates are divided into three classes depending upon the number of forming units (aldehyde or ketone), which are monosaccharides, oligosaccharides, and polysaccharides. These carbohydrates…
Histochemistry
Laboratory Techniques
February 11, 2020

Histochemical demonstration of Acidic Compounds

Introduction The cell is composed of molecules of different chemical nature, whether they are acidic, basic, or neutral, all contribute to the functioning of the cell. Here, we will discuss the histochemical methods used to demonstrate the acidic components of the cell which mainly include nucleic acids and some other…