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Product nameOil Red O, Lysochrome diazo dye
DescriptionLysochrome diazo dye for staining of neutral triglycerides and lipids on frozen sections and some lipoproteins on paraffin sections.
- C.I. 26125
Lysochrome (fat-soluble dye) diazo dye used for staining of neutral triglycerides and lipids on frozen sections and some lipoproteins on paraffin sections.
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:
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- Mehlem A et al. Imaging of neutral lipids by oil red O for analyzing the metabolic status in health and disease. Nat Protoc 8:1149-54 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23702831) »
- Kaliannan K et al. Intestinal alkaline phosphatase prevents metabolic syndrome in mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:7003-8 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23569246) »
- Ku BJ et al. Mig-6 plays a critical role in the regulation of cholesterol homeostasis and bile acid synthesis. PLoS One 7:e42915 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22912762) »