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The Movat pentachrome stain as a means of identifying microcrystalline cellulose among other particulates found in lung tissue.
The Movat pentachrome stain was chosen because that staining procedure exposes each tissue section to a variety of acidic and basophilic solutions and also to metal impregnation procedures.
2) During the course of the histologic study of lung specimens, in which a modified Russell Movat pentachrome stain (MMPS) was regularly used, the authors observed that MCC consistently stained yellow with MMPS.