Product nameCongo Red Stain Kit (Amyloid Stain)
Sample typeTissue sections
The Congo Red Stain Kit / Amyloid Stain Kit is intended for use in the histological visualization of amyloid in tissue sections. Examination under a polarizing microscope results in green birefringence of amyloid.
Other products for staining tissue sections
Find more kits and reagents in the special stains guide, or products for antigen retrieval, blocking, signal amplification, visualization, counterstaining, and mounting in the IHC kits and reagents guide.
Amyloid Red to Pink Erythorcytes Light Orange Eosdinophil Granules Orange to Red Nuclei Blue
Freshly cut sections containing amyloid.
Cut sections 6-12 microns to show smaller amyloid deposits.
Storage instructionsStore at room temperature. Please refer to protocols.
Components 100 tests Bluing Reagent 1 x 500ml Congo Red Solution 1 x 500ml Hematoxylin (Modified Mayer's Solution) 1 x 500ml
RelevanceAmyloid beta peptide precipitates as amyloid plaques in the brain of patients with Alzheimer's disease. The plaque related peptides are 40-43 aminoacid residues in length.
ab150663 Congo Red Stain Kit (Amyloid Stain) staining formalin-fixed-paraffin embedded human amyloid.
ab150663 (Amyloid Stain) staining amyloid (red, black arrow)) in formalin fixed paraffin embedded human Alzheimer’s brain.
*Tissue obtained from the Human Research Tissue Bank, supported by the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre.
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