January 2017. Annual Membership dues are now due!

Have you paid your membership dues for this year?

To renew your membership  in the Biological Stain Commission and continue to have access to Biotechnic & Histochemistry, please renew now.  The easiest way to do this is online, by way of the B.S.C. Membership link on this web site, using either a credit card or PayPal.

Online Journal for BSC Members

If you are a member, the BSC supplements your annual subscription to include the journal Biotechnic & Histochemistry. The subscription includes the complete online archive of Biotechnic & Histochemistry and its predecessor (1925-1991), Stain Technology, Fully searchable PDF files are available for every published article. This archive constitutes a substantial proportion of the technical literature…Continue Reading

Certified Dyes

The following changes have been made in certification standards since 2002, the year of publication of the 10th edition of Conn’s Biological Stains and of the detailed account of tests used in the Commission’s assay laboratory (Penney et al. 2002). The following notes (alphabetically by names of dyes) refer to new tests, revised standards, and…Continue Reading