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Alcian Blue 8GX

certified by the Biological Stain Commission

Synonym: Alcian Blue, Ingrain Blue 1

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Description

Packaging

10, 25 g in glass bottle

Application

Alcian Blue 8GX has been used for the staining of sulfated proteoglycans in murine MPC (mesenchymal progenitor cell) nodule. It has been used for the staining of sulfated proteoglycans in bovine articular chondrocytes.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Alcian Blue 8GX is a cationic dye. It forms insoluble complexes with acidic glycosaminoglycans, thereby helping in the quantitative determination of glycosaminoglycans. It is also used for the staining of bone and cartilage.

Suitability

Certified for use in staining in Mowry′s pH 2.5 method, in Scott′s pH 5.7 method, and in Kreyberg′s method for keratin and mucin.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Articles

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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