Stains & molecular markers
Phosphotungstic acid-hematoxylin (PTAH)


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PubMed Search: Phosphotungstic acid-hematoxylin[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Phosphotungstic acid-hematoxylin (PTAH). PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stainsptah.html. Accessed January 20th, 2021.
Definition / general
  • Variant of trichrome stain; demonstrates intracytoplasmic filaments in muscle and glial cells
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