Alcian Blue solution pH 2.5

Product Description

Reagent for staining acid mucopolysaccharides of intestinal goblet cells. A component of Alcian Blue-P.A.S. and Alcian Blue pH 2.5 staining kits.

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Alcian Blue 8GX dye is used to prove glycosaminoglycan in mucins, for staining amyloids, cysteines and for polychromatic staining of mastocytes according to Alcian-Blue Safranin. It is also used to determine bacterial species and detecting bacterial capsules. Alcian Blue solution pH 2.5 is a component of Alcian Blue-P.A.S. kit, as well as Alcian Blue pH 2.5 kit. Alcian Blue pH 2.5 kit enables adequate staining and visualization of acid mucins without staining sulfated mucins. Alcian Blue-P.A.S. kit enables differentiation between neutral and acid mucins, glycogens and glycoproteins.

Technical Data

Chemical name:
Catalogue number: AB2-OT-X**

Available volumes:
100 mL
500 mL
1 L

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Transport information:
Transporting/shipment by road (ADR) - Not classified
Transporting/shipment by sea (IMDG) - Not classified
Transporting/shipment by air (ICAO-TI/IATA-DGR) - Not classified

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