Surgipath® Alcian Blue Stain kit, LeicaSupplier: Leica
75810-404KT 542.84 USD75810-404 75809-288
Surgipath® Alcian Blue Stain kit, Leica
Stains Histology Stains
Combines the components of the Alcian Blue and Periodic Acid Schiff (PAS) stain kits.
- pH 2.5
- For identifying acids
Alcian Blue is normally prepared at an acidic pH of 2.5 and is used to identify acid mucopolysaccharides and acetic mucins.
Excessive amounts of non-sulfated acidic mucosubstances are seen in mesotheliomas, certain amounts occur normally in blood vessel walls but increase in early lesions of atherosclerosis.
Ordering information: The Alcian Blue Stain Kit contains 500 mL each of Periodic Acid, Schiffs Reagent, and Alcian Blue. The Alcian Blue Stain Kit (Special) contains 500 mL each of Alcian Blue and Nuclear Fast Red.