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Rambourg chromic acid-phosphotungstic acid stain

Pronunciation: rahm'burg

Definition: a stain for glycoproteins, used in electron microscopy, with which ultrathin tissue sections reveal complex carbohydrates in the same locations as shown by Rambourg periodic acid-chromic methenamine-silver stain.

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