Product nameElastic Stain Kit (Verhoeff Van Gieson / EVG Stain)
Elastic Stain Kit ab150667 uses a modified Verhoeff's Van Gieson / EVG stain to stain elastic fibers / elastin in tissue sections in histology. Staining of elastic tissue is useful in cases of emphysema (atrophy of elastic tissue), arteriosclerosis (thinning and loss of elastic fibers) and various other vascular diseases.
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.
Elastic fibers Black to Blue/Black Nuclei Blue to Black Collagen Red Muscle & Other Yellow
Control Tissue: Lung or any vascular tissue.
Storage instructionsStore at room temperature. Please refer to protocols.
Components 100 tests Differentiating Solution 1 x 125ml Ferric Chloride, Aqueous 1 x 125ml Hematoxylin solution 1 x 250ml Lugol's Iodine Solution 1 x 125ml Sodium Thiosulfate Solution 1 x 125ml Van Gieson's Solution 1 x 125ml
ab150667 Elastic Stain Kit (Connective Tissue Stain) staining formalin-fixed-paraffin embedded human artery.
ab150667 (Elastic (connective tissue stain)) staining elastic fibres (blue/black) and collagen (red/pink) in formalin fixed paraffin embedded normal human lung. Muscle and other tissues appear yellow.
*Tissue obtained from the Human Research Tissue Bank, supported by the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre.
Staining of Uterus with ab150667 - Elastic Stain Kit (Modified Verhoff's).
This product has been referenced in:
- Takahashi H et al. GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Exendin-4 Attenuates NR4A Orphan Nuclear Receptor NOR1 Expression in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells. J Atheroscler Thromb 26:183-197 (2019). Read more (PubMed: 29962378) »
- You AYF et al. Raman spectroscopy imaging reveals interplay between atherosclerosis and medial calcification in the human aorta. Sci Adv 3:e1701156 (2017). Read more (PubMed: 29226241) »