Product namePhosphotungstic acid hydrate, Histology stain for cell specimens
DescriptionHistology stain for cell specimens.
- 12-Tungstophosphoric acid
- Tungstophosphoric acid
Histology stain for cell specimens. Heteropoly acid that may be used as a staining agent for transmission electron microscope (TEM) imaging.
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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- De Greef D et al. Details of human middle ear morphology based on micro-CT imaging of phosphotungstic acid stained samples. J Morphol 276:1025-46 (2015). Read more (PubMed: 26010747) »
- Memtily N et al. Observation of tissues in open aqueous solution by atmospheric scanning electron microscopy: applicability to intraoperative cancer diagnosis. Int J Oncol 46:1872-82 (2015). Read more (PubMed: 25707365) »