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The Von Kossa (Calcium Stain) is intended for use in the histological visualization of calcium deposits in paraffin or frozen sections. This method is not specific for calcium itself but tissues are treated with a silver nitrate solution and the silver is deposited by replacing the calcium reduced by the strong light, and so can be visualized as metallic silver.
|Calcium in mass deposits||Black|
|Calcium in dispersed deposits||Gray|
Control Tissue: Any paraffin-embedded tissue that contains calcium deposits.
To prepare bone section without decalcification, the resin is recommended instead of paraffin.
|Components||100 tests||100 tests|
|Nuclear Fast Red Solution||1 x 125ml||1 x 125ml|
|Silver Nitrate Solution||1 x 125ml||1 x 125ml|
|Sodium Thiosulfate Solution||1 x 125ml||1 x 125ml|
Our Abpromise guarantee covers the use of ab150687 in the following tested applications.
The application notes include recommended starting dilutions; optimal dilutions/concentrations should be determined by the end user.
|IHC-Fr||Use at an assay dependent concentration.|
|IHC-P||Use at an assay dependent concentration.|
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