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N-Butyl alcohol (DG)

Used in relative aciddophilia stain. The least acidophilic elements lose red colour and the most acidiophillic retain the phloxine.

Stain results: The least acidophilic elements stained in the phloxine control slide lose the red color after 2 minutes in the tartrazine solution. The most acidophilic retain the phloxine after 20 minutes in the tartrazine.


  • Lendrum, A.C, J. Path. Bact., 59:399-404, 1947
  • Clark, G., (ed.), Staining Procedures, 3rd Edition, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, p. 163, c. 1973.

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Code Title Pack Size Availability Price Updated: 02-03-2024
EMS26901-03 N-Butyl alcohol (DG) 450ml See above $148.00 AUD