Orcein, C.I. (ed.1) 1242

Product Description

Natural Red 28, Orcein Synthetic. For staining elastic tissues and viral inclusion bodies of the hepatitis B surface antigen.

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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. Orcein dye is used for staining elastic fibers and lamellas. It can also stain plant chromosomes, human sex chromatin, and is used as a stain for cellular nuclei. One of its prominent uses is also demonstrating liver inclusions, especially for hepatitis B antigen, but also for clusters of proteins that contain copper.

Technical Data

Trade name: ORCEIN, C.I. (ed. 1) 1242
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Catalogue number: ORC-P-X**

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5 g
10 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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