Safranin O, C.I. 50240

Product Description

Basic Red 2, Safranine T, Phenazinium, BSC certified stain. Counterstain in the Gram method for detecting Gram-negative bacteria.

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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. Safranine O powder dye is intended for microscopy staining using different methods. It is most commonly used for staining according to Gram as a counterstain. Also used for staining bacterial spores, demonstration of glycosaminoglycans and nuclei in human and animal samples. Safranine O is a red cation dye used for examining plant anatomy.

Technical Data

Trade name: SAFRANINE O, C.I. 50240
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Catalogue number: SO-P-X**

Available volumes:
25 g

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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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