Alcian Yellow, C.I. 12840

Product Description

Ingrain Yellow 1. Used for distinguishing types of glycosaminoglycans and for the detection of neuro-secretory material.

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Histology, cytology and other related scientific disciplines study the microscopic anatomy of tissues and cells. In order to demonstrate a good tissue and cellular structure visualization, the samples need to be stained in a correct manner. Alcian Yellow is used with Alcian Blue dye for differentiating between different types of glycosaminoglycans. It is also used with Toluidine Blue O dye as a counterstain for the rapid detection of Helicobacter pylori bacteria, but it can also be used for detecting Giardia and Cryptosporidium genera.

Technical Data

Trade name: ALCIAN YELLOW, C.I. 12840
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Catalogue number: AY-P-X**

Available volumes:
10 g

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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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