Overview

  • Product name
    Elastic Stain Kit (Verhoeff Van Gieson / EVG Stain)
  • Product overview

    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.

  • Notes

    Staining Interpretation

    Elastic fibers     Black to Blue/Black
    Nuclei Blue to Black
    Collagen Red
    Muscle & Other    Yellow

    Control Tissue: Lung or any vascular tissue.

Properties

  • Storage instructions
    Store 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
  • Research areas

Images

  • 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).

Protocols

References

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) »
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