The Alcian Blue (pH 2.5) Stain Kit is intended for use in the histological visualization of sulfated and carboxylated acid mucopolysaccharides and sulfated and carboxylated sialomucins (glycoproteins).
Acidic Sulfated Mucosubstances: Blue
Hyaluronic Acid: Blue
Control Tissue: Small Intestine, Appendix, Colon
Alcian Blue Solution (pH 2.5), 30 ml
Nuclear Fast Red (Enhanced), 30 ml
Acetic Acid Solution (3%), 60 ml (30 ml x 2)
a) Intensity should be optimized for each tissue type, fixative used, and presentation (frozen or paraffin-embedded)
b) Use standard laboratory precautions to avoid contact with skin and eyes.
c) Harmful if swallowed. Do not take internally.
d) These reagents are for research use only.
e) Follow all Federal, State and Local regulations for disposal.