Key features and details
- Histology stain for collagen.
- CAS Number: 28983-56-4
- Form / State: Solid
- Source: Synthetic
Product nameMethyl blue sodium salt, Histology stain for collagen
DescriptionHistology stain for collagen.
- Acid blue 93
- Aniline blue water soluble
- Cotton blue
Histology stain for collagen in tissue sections. Used in some differential staining techniques such as Mallory′s connective tissue stain and Gomori′s one-step trichrome procedure, and has been incorporated in Sabouraud agar for the identification of Candida albicans strains.
Chemical name[[4-[Bis[4-[(sulfophenyl)amino]phenyl]methylene]-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene]amino]-benzenesulfonic acid 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.
Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.
To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
ab146271 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.