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Silver

A precious metal with the highest electrical conduction properties of any metal. It is used mainly in jewelry, photography, and for scientific and industrial purposes. It has been used as the basis for currencies in the past. Silver is traded as a commodity on various security exchanges. Like many precious metals, silver is volatile but generally maintains relatively high prices.
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Result showed that the sensitivity of the silver stained procedure (fig-1) is equal to that of conventional fluorescent method (fig-2).
All calibrators were separated by gel electrophoresis and visualized by silver stain (Fig.
(8,9) Senile or neuritic plaques, which are composed of tortuous neuritic processes surrounding a central amyloid core, are best visualized using silver stains or immunohistochemistry for amyloid beta (A[beta]) protein.
The use of acid etching techniques (on the blue glass) and silver stain (for the stars) helped Smith and Gans create an Impressionist-painterly effect.
For example, the use of silver stain expanded rapidly from the early 14th century as a convenient way of getting two colours on one piece of glass, rather than juxtaposing two separate panels.
The sixteenth century delighted in technical advances, particularly the use of sanguine, a russet tint, and the exploitation of the multiple shades of silver stain yellows.
Rena said: "The piece is also called Silver, partly because it recreates the real Silver, but also because I use a technique called silver stain.
Trace polypeptides in cellular extracts and human body fluid detected by two-dimensional electrophoresis and a highly sensitive silver stain. Proc.
The material within the capillary lumen stains positive with PAS, which can be highlighted by silver stain. However, these lesions can be seen in focal, segmental glomerular sclerosis; chronic pyelonephritis; and certain other forms of glomerulonephritis and in reflux nephropathy.