Alcian blue 8GX, certified biological stain C.I. 74240Supplier: Electron Microscopy Sciences
, C.N. AnAn-6
, Ingrain Blue 1
, Alcian blue 8 GX
Used as a fixative, 0.5-2% Alcian Blue in glutaraldehyde enhances the preservation and constrast of the cell coat and intercellular substances. It is also used for staining cell surfaces, and as a wetting agent.
Can be used as a stain for staining cell surface materials and cartilage components (Schofield, et al., Histochem J. 7, 139, 1975) and as a wetting agent (Sommer, J. R (1977). To cationize glass. J.Cell Bio. 75, 245a).
Alcian blue and ruthenium red were used to study cartilage ultrastructure (Thyberg, J., Lohmander, S., and Friberg, U., J. Ultrastruct. Res., 45, 407 (1973)).
Certifications: Certified by the Biological Stain Commission.
Caution: All Dyes/Stains are for research use only. Not meant for drug, food household use.
MW: 1298.86 g/mol
CAS Number: 33864-99-2
Specification Test Results
|Dye Content||Approx. 50%|
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