Weigert-Van Gieson kit

Product Description

Six-reagent kit for staining elastic fibers with a prolonged incubation period. Used for differentiation between elastic tissue, collagen and other types of connective tissue.

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Introduction

Weigert-Van Gieson kit is used for staining elastin, connective tissue and collagen. Elastic fibers consist of elastin polymers and elastic microfibrils that make up a 3D network in an extracellular matrix inside connective tissue (skin, elastic cartilage, vascular walls, lung tissue and in vocal cords). Unlike standard histology stains, Weigert van Gieson reagent (known as a resorcin-fuchsin dye) displays selective differentiation of tissue samples, even in the early phase of the disease.

Technical Data

Trade name: WEIGERT-VAN GIESON KIT
Chemical name:
Catalogue number: WVG-X**

Available volumes:
for 100 tests
6x100 mL

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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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