mucopolysaccharide

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complex polysaccharides containing an amino group

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5-Periodic Schiff reactions (AB-PAS), for presence of neutral and acid mucopolysaccharides in the arterial wall; and Elastin von Gieson's (EVG) for morphology of elastic tissue, collagen fibres and smooth muscle throughout the vessel.
rufescens, the mucus cell also contains rodlike granules that were identified to be acid mucopolysaccharide in nature (Bevelander 1988).
Histologically, the papillae are characterized by a central, avascular, fibroelastotic stroma surrounded by acid mucopolysaccharide and covered by hyperplastic to focally attenuated endothelial cells.
5, and mucicarmine, suggesting acid mucopolysaccharide content.
TB reacts with acid mucopolysaccharides of basophils to give metachromatic staining, but the exact mechanism of its reactivity in lymphoblasts, as seen here, is not known.