Product nameLight green SF yellowish, Cytological counterstain
- Acid Green 5
- C.I. 42095
Triarylmethane dye. Cytological counterstain that can be used as a substitute for aniline blue in Gomori′s one-step trichrome procedure. An important contrast stain component of Papanicolaou (PAP) stains.
Chemical nameN-Ethyl-N-[4-[[4-[ethyl[(3-sulfophenyl)methyl]amino]phenyl](4-sulfophenyl)methylene]-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene]-3-sulfobenzenemethanaminium inner salt disodium salt
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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This product has been referenced in:
- Schuettauf F et al. Administration of novel dyes for intraocular surgery: an in vivo toxicity animal study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:3573-8 (2006). Read more (PubMed: 16877431) »