Masson Fontana kit
Six-reagent melanin and argentaffin granule staining kit, based on the reduction of silver nitrate to elemental silver. Melanin is a brown-black pigment normally present in the hair, skin, retina, iris and certain parts of CNS. Argentaffin granules are found in carcinoid tumors.
Paraldehyde Fuchsin kit
Seven-reagent kit according to Gomori for detecting pathological changes in elastic fibers. It also stains mast cell granules, beta granules in pancreatic islets, neurosecretory material, mast cell granules and beta cells in the pituitary gland.
Reticulin Contrast kit
Nine-reagent kit for detecting argyrophilic reticulin fibers according to Gordon and Sweets. The kit contains gold chloride solution that enhances visualization of reticulin fibers and it also contains Nuclear Fast Red (Kernechtrot) reagent that enables fine contrasting background.