Product nameCopper Stain Kit
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The Copper Stain (For Microwave) is intended for the demonstration of copper deposits in tissue sections.
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.
Copper Deposits Light Brown to Red Nuclei Blue
Control Tissue: Fetal Liver or a known positive.
Components 100 tests Acetate Buffer Solution 2 x 500ml Hematoxylin (Modified Mayer's Solution) 1 x 125ml Rhodanine Solution 1 x 30ml
ab150666 Copper Stain Kit staining formalin-fixed-paraffin embedded human liver.
ab150666 (Copper Stain (For Microwave)) staining copper deposits (brown) in human Wilson’s disease liver (lower image). Significantly reduced staining is seen in human normal liver (upper image, may even be lipofuscin). Hematoxylin (blue) is used as a nuclear counterstain in both tissues.
*Tissue obtained from the Human Research Tissue Bank, supported by the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre.