Product nameSudan red IV, Red beta-naphthol diazo dye.
DescriptionRed β-naphthol diazo dye used for staining triglycerides, lipids and lipoproteins in cells and tissues.
- Biebrich scarlet R fat soluble
- Fat Ponceau R or 4
- Lipid Crimson
Fat-soluble dye often used for staining triglycerides, lipids and lipoproteins present in cells and tissues. This red β-naphthol diazo dye has the same basic structure as Sudan III with two added methyl groups increasing the deepness and intensity of the stain. Sudan dyes are a group of lipid soluble solvent dyes often called lysochromes. With the use of certain solvents, may also be used to stain some protein bound lipids in paraffin sections.
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. 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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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.
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