fast green FCF
Pronunciation: fast gren
An acid arylmethane dye widely used in histology and cytology and less subject to fading than light green FCF that it has replaced in many procedures; used as a quantitative cytochemical stain for histones at alkaline pH after acid extraction of DNA, and also in electrophoresis as a protein stain.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.