Eosin Y Instant, alcoholic

Product Description

Mixture of powders for preparation of eosin reagent in alcoholic medium.

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Eosin Y solutions are regularly used as counterstains to hematoxylin in histology staining method, the HE (hematoxylin-eosin) staining. This method achieves better cellular structure visualization and differentiation. The microscopic samples’ nuclei are stained blue using hematoxylin, then they are stained various shades of pink using cytoplasm eosin. Eosin Y is a fluorescein derivative. As color powder it can be used as a reagent mixture often used in histological, but also in cytological methods of staining, such as the Papanicolaou method in exfoliative cytology or for creating Romanowsky dyes. Eosin Y is anion dye which stains erythrocytes bright red, and it also stains basic cellular components, such as cytoplasm, collagen, and muscle fibers. BioGnost’s Eosin Y Instant, aqueous and alcoholic preparations are very easily dissolved in water or in 70% alcohol. They are ready for instant use.

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Catalogue number: EOYI-ALC-X**

Available volumes:
1 L

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Transporting/shipment by road (ADR) - Not classified
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