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Giemsa Stain, Modified Solution

according to Giemsa

Synonym: Azure eosin methylene blue, Giemsa solution

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Related Categories Analytical Reagents, Analytical/Chromatography, Microscopy Reagents, Stains and Dyes
InChI Key   NALREUIWICQLPS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
quality   according to Giemsa
suitability   passes test for UV spectrum

Description

Other Notes

Giemsa stain, modified, 0.4%, w/v, in buffered methanol solution, pH 6.8. Also contains stabilizers.

Principle

When blood films are stained using Giemsa Stain, the nucleus and cytoplasm of white blood cells take on characteristic blue or pink coloration. The use of purified eosin and thiazine dyes minimizes lot-to-lot variation.

Application

Modified Giemsa stain may be used for the identification of each human chromosome by differentials staining.

General description

Modified Giemsa stain means when the pH of the Giemsa stain is changed from the usual 6.8 to 9.0.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN1230 - class 3 - PG 2 - Methanol, solution
WGK Germany 
1
Flash Point(F) 
51.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
11 °C
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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