Oil Red O kit

Product Description

Four-reagent kit for selective staining and detection of fat cells and neutral fats according to Johnson. It can be used with frozen sections and fresh smears to detect obesity-linked pathologies such as dyslipidemia and diabetes type.

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BioGnost’s Oil Red O kit is used for histological visualization of lipids in tissues. It is used with frozen tissue sections; lipids melt if processed in xylene or in alcohol. Oil Red O dye has mostly replaced Sudan stains (Sudan III and Sudan IV) previously used for detecting lipids because it provides more intense red staining and is simpler to use.

Technical Data

Trade name: OIL RED O KIT
Chemical name:
Catalogue number: ORO-X**

Available volumes:
for 100 tests
4x250 mL

Storing, stability and expiry date:

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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