Periodic acid, 0.8% solution

Product Description

Synonym: Orthoperiodic acid. Oxidizing medium widely used in histology. Key component of many special staining kits, such as P.A.S. and Alcian Blue-P.A.S., P.A.S.M. / Jones, Grocott and Weigert-Van Gieson kits.

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Introduction

Periodic acid (H5IO6) is frequently used in the P.A.S.(Periodic Acid Schiff) method used for staining aldehydes, mucopolysaccharides and mucoproteins in purple/magenta. In case the acid mucosubstances (glycosaminoglycans) must be detected, Alcian Blue dye in Alcian-P.A.S. staining method can also be used (besides Schiff’s reagent and periodic acid).

Technical Data

Trade name: PERIODIC ACID, 0.8% SOLUTION
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Catalogue number: PK08-OT-X**

Available volumes:
100 mL
250 mL
500 mL

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Transporting/shipment by road (ADR) - Not classified
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Transporting/shipment by air (ICAO-TI/IATA-DGR) - Not classified

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