Product nameAuramine O, Fluorescence microscopy stain
DescriptionFluorescence microscopy stain.
- Auramine O Hydrochloride
- Basic Yellow 2
- Basonyl Yellow 120
Chemical name4,4'-Carbonimidoylbis[N,N-dimethylbenzenamine] hydrochloride
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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This product has been referenced in:
- Xie BB et al. Photophysics of Auramine-O: electronic structure calculations and nonadiabatic dynamics simulations. Phys Chem Chem Phys 18:403-13 (2016). Read more (PubMed: 26615798) »
- Hooja S et al. Comparison of Ziehl Neelsen & Auramine O staining methods on direct and concentrated smears in clinical specimens. Indian J Tuberc 58:72-6 (2011). Read more (PubMed: 21644393) »
- Kommareddi S et al. Nontuberculous mycobacterial infections: comparison of the fluorescent auramine-O and Ziehl-Neelsen techniques in tissue diagnosis. Hum Pathol 15:1085-9 (1984). Read more (PubMed: 6208117) »