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Dear Support Group,
One of our customers has the following question:
1. Aqueous Mounting Medium (ab128982)
2. BrightMount 25ml (Aqueous Mounting Medium for Fluorescent Staining) (ab103746)
3. BrightMount/Plus 25ml Aqueous Mounting Medium (Anti-fading) for Fluorescent Staining (ab103748)
Which would be the best to use for IF. I am staining cells on a coverslip with AlexaFluor 488 and 660.
Thank you for your help.
Asked on Nov 16 2012
Thank you for contacting us and your interest in our products.
For the experiment the customer is planning to perform, the BrightMount (ab103746) or BrightMount/Plus (ab103748) would be most appropriate and would be compatible with the fluorescent dyes the customer wants to use. The BrightMount/Plus provides the added advantage of containing an anti-fading agent which preserves strong fluorescent staining, allowing the user to view slides months after they have been stained.
I hope this information has been of help. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to let me know.
Answered on Nov 16 2012