Leishman Stain

Product Description

Eosin-polychrome Methylene Blue. Romanowsky polychromatic dye. Used to distinguish and identify leukocytes and malaria parasites.

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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. Leishman powder dye is intended for microscopy staining using different methods. It is a typical purple dye for cell nuclei because of its molecular interactions between Eosin Y and Azure B-DNA complex. Staining intensity depends on the amount of Azure B and Azure B/Eosin Y ratio. Leishman stain is classified as a Romanowsky stain. It is used for differentiating leukocytes because staining results in different hues ranging from red to blue.

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Catalogue number: LS-P-X**

Available volumes:
25 g

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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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