Key features and details
- Water-soluble histochemical alkaline phosphatase substrate.
- CAS Number: 102185-33-1
- Form / State: Solid
- Source: Synthetic
Product nameBCIP disodium salt, histochemical alkaline phosphatase substrate
DescriptionWater-soluble histochemical alkaline phosphatase substrate.
- 5-Bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl phosphate disodium
- X-phosphate disodium salt
Chromogenic substrate for alkaline phosphatase. Often used in combination with nitro blue tetrazolium chloride (NBT) to amplify the sensitivity of staining.
Storage instructionsStore at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. 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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To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
ab146226 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.