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Nile blue A, certified

A fat and lipid stain; differentiation of melamines and lipofuchsins. Staining for phospholipids. Dye content: approx. 65%.

(Basic Blue 12, Nile Blue Sulfate)
(C20H20N3O)2SO4   F.W. 732.84   CAS #3625-57-8

Solubility: 6.0% Water; 5.0% Alcohol; 5.0% Cellosolve; 5.0% Glycol; 0.25% Xylene.
Dye content: approx. 65%
Differentiates melamins and lipofuscins; Used in fat staining.
Lillie, Stain Tech., 31,151 (1956); J. Histochem., 4,377; Z. Anal. Chem. 260, 290 (1972).
For staining bone sections. Cytologia, 11, 261 (1940)

Code Title Pack Size Availability Price Updated: 22-02-2024
EMS19020 Nile blue A, certified 10g 2 weeks $30.99 AUD