Carminic acid, C.I. 75470

Product Description

Natural Red 4. For staining mucicarmine and glycogen.

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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, the samples need to be stained in a correct manner. Carminic acid is a natural dye derived from Carmine color. It consists of anthraquinone that is bound to glucose sugar. Carminic acid is used for various staining procedures and visualization of glycogen and mucous substances, as well as for nuclear staining and vital staining.

Technical Data

Trade name: CARMINIC ACID, C.I. 75470
Chemical name:
Catalogue number: CARA-P-X**

Available volumes:
5 g
10 g
25 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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