Overview

  • Product nameOil Red O (Lipid Stain)
  • Product overview

    Oil Red O (Lipid Stain) is intended for use in the histological visualization of fat cells and neutral fat. This kit may be used ONLY on frozen tissue sections, fresh smears, or touch preps.

  • Notes

    Staining Interpretation

      

    Fat Cells  Red
    Neutral Fat    Red
    NucleiBlue

     

    Control Tissue: Any frozen section containing fat.

  • Tested applicationsIHC-Frmore details

Properties

  • Storage instructionsStore at room temperature. Please refer to protocols.
  • Components 100 tests
    Hematoxylin (Modified Mayer's Solution) 1 x 125ml
    Oil Red O Solution 1 x 125ml
    Propylene Glycol 1 x 500ml

    Applications

    Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab150678 in the following tested applications.

    The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.

    Application Abreviews Notes
    IHC-Fr Use at an assay dependent concentration.

    Oil Red O (Lipid Stain) images

    Protocols

    References for Oil Red O (Lipid Stain) (ab150678)

    This product has been referenced in:
    • Avritscher R  et al. Percutaneous intraportal application of adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells using a balloon occlusion catheter in a porcine model of liver fibrosis. J Vasc Interv Radiol 24:1871-8 (2013). Pig . Read more (PubMed: 24144538) »

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    I am sorry to confirm that we do not know if our Oil Red O solution will work for live adipocytes. We do not have a protocol or data for this and most of the protocols I have found require alcoholic solutions (ab150678 does not) and a fixatio...

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    The frozen tissues need to be fixed. Fixing in the PFA is fine. However, when fixing the tissue, avoid using reagents that will dissolve the fats.

    We would recommend putting about 200 to 300ul of the solution (depending on the size of the spec...

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    Please note: All products are "FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY AND ARE NOT INTENDED FOR DIAGNOSTIC OR THERAPEUTIC USE"