Special Staining Kits - Carbohydrates

Alcian Blue pH 0.5

For demonstration of the very strongly sulphured mucins in tissue sections.

Alcian Blue pH 1.0

Method to show the strongly sulphured mucins only in tissue sections.

Alcian Blue pH 2.5

For demonstration of the acid mucopolysaccharides in tissue sections.

Alcian Blue pH 2.5 PAS

Integrated method to show acid mucins, neutral mucins and carbohydrates in tissue sections.

Enzymatic Digestion, Amylase

Removal of glycogen from tissue sections

Colloidial Iron

For demonstration of acid mucins which form a stable complex with trivalent iron thanks to the presence of their acid groups in anionic form.

Congo Red

Method to show amyloid in tissue sections.

Enzymatic Digestion, Diastase

Removal of glycogen in order to observe epithelial neutral mucins. This method is recommended for liver biopsy.

Enzymatic Digestion, Hyaluronidase

For the removal of carbohydrates: hyaluronic acid, chondroitin sulphate (A and B).

Mucicarmine

To show acid mucopolysaccharides of epithelial origin (mucins) in histologic sections

PAS

To demonstrate normal and pathologic tissue components characterised by adjacent glycolic or aminohydroxylic groups. 

PAS - Morel Maronger

For the demonstration of tissue components characterised by adjacent glycol or aminohydroxylic groupings and connective tissue.

PAS - Pearse

P.A.S. reaction particularly designed to demonstration of alpha and beta cells on the pituitary gland.

Sirius Red

Method to show amyloid in tissue sections.

Sirius Red Picrate

For demonstration of collagen fibres and bilirubin in tissue sections.

Special Staining Kits

- Ready to use

- Reproducible results with full protocol for optimum performance  

- Defined number of tests per kit

- Long shelf life

 

- Minimal acceptance testing

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