Eosin Y Solution (Modified Alcoholic) (ab246824)

Overview

  • Product name

    Eosin Y Solution (Modified Alcoholic)
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  • General notes

    Eosin Y Solution (Modified Alcoholic) ab246824 is intended for use in histology and cytology applications. This newly formulated Eosin provides the benefits of a traditional alcoholic formula with significant improvements in usability. Advantages include lower evaporation rate, better color patterns, reduced tendency to spill over container, hands, and countertops, and improved surface tension to remain on tissue section.

    Cytoplasm: Light Pink
    Collagen: Pink
    Muscle: Pink/Rose
    Erythrocytes: Pink/Red

    Control Tissue: Any well fixed paraffin embedded or frozen tissue section. Cell smear.

    Procedure:

    1. Deparaffinize sections if necessary and hydrate to distilled water.

    2. Dip slide in absolute alcohol and blot excess off.

    3. Apply adequate Eosin Y Solution (Modified Alcoholic) to completely cover tissue section to excess and incubate for 2-3 minutes.

    4. Rinse slide using absolute alcohol.

    5. Dehydrate slide in 3 changes of absolute alcohol.

    6. Clear slide and mount in synthetic resin.

    Other products for staining tissue sections

    This Eosin Y solution is also available in H&E staining kit ab245880.

    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.

Properties

  • Form

    Liquid
  • Storage instructions

    Shipped at Room Temperature. Store at Room Temperature.
  • Storage buffer

    Constituents: 65% Ethanol, 3.8% Isopropanol, 1% Acetic acid, 0.25% Eosin Y
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Images

  • ab246824 Eosin Y Solution (Modified Alcoholic) staining formalin-fixed-paraffin embedded cell smear.

References

ab246824 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.

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