Gallery of Histological Sections


Prepared by


IMVS Division of Pathology

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Woodville Road, Woodville, South Australia 5011





A frozen section of human skin stained with nile blue sulfate

Result: Neutral fats, oils and cholesterol esters stain red while fatty acids, phospholipids, lipofuschins, nuclei and acid mucins stain blue. Keratin fibres also stain blue.
© Roy C. Ellis 2004