Allium cepa roots undergoing staining for use during Genetics practical on Mitosis
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Well stained root-tips ready for use in making slides to view different stages of Mitosis cycle. The stain used is Leuco basic Fuchsin. before which the roots are first grown over water as our media, then they are fixed for 24hrs using Aceto-alcohol (1:3). after which they are hydrolysed using 1N/HCl. at 60C for 10minutes.

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Fri, 2017-06-09 15:11
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