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O9755 Sigma

Oil Red O

BioReagent, suitable for electrophoresis

Synonym: 1-([4-(Xylylazo)xylyl]azo)-2-naphthol, 1-[2,5-Dimethyl-4-(2,5-dimethylphenylazo)phenylazo]-2-naphthol, Solvent Red 27

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Related Categories Molecular Biology, Other Stains for Electrophoresis, Protein Electrophoresis, Protein Stains and Staining Reagents, Proteomics More...
InChI Key   NPGIHFRTRXVWOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
product line   BioReagent
mp   120 °C (dec.)(lit.)
absorption   λmax 359 nm
  λmax 518 nm (2nd)
suitability   suitable for electrophoresis

Description

Application

Oil Red O stain is suitable as a lipid/lipoprotein stain on cellulose acetate. A 0.2% stock solution is prepared in methanol. The stock solution (35 ml) is diluted with 10 mL of 1 M NaOH immediately before staining. The dye begins precipitating during staining. After staining (1 hr), the membrane is destained in methanol:glycerol (1:3). Often cited for use with agarose

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25, 100 g in glass bottle

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Protocols & Articles

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