May-Grünwald Stain

MDL number:

Quality Level



shelf life

Expiry date on the label.


for in vitro diagnostic use


0.25 % (w/v) in methanol


hematology: suitable
histology: suitable

storage temp.

room temp

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General description

May-Grünwald Stain has been employed to stain neutrophil granules and granulocyte inclusion bodies. May-Grünwald-Giemsa might be useful in the diagnosis of Malassezia folliculitis, a fungal mediated disorder.


For use in the differential staining of cellular elements of blood

Preparation Note

Prepared with non-polychromed (non-oxidized) methylene blue and eosin Y.

Signal Word



Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Flam. Liq. 2 - STOT SE 1

Target Organs



3 - Flammable liquids

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

51.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

11 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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The Journal of experimental medicine, 211(5), 909-927 (2014-04-09)
The zinc finger transcriptional repressor Gfi-1b is essential for erythroid and megakaryocytic development in the embryo. Its roles in the maintenance of bone marrow erythropoiesis and thrombopoiesis have not been defined. We investigated Gfi-1b's adult functions using a loxP-flanked Gfi-1b...
Nuria Castro-Bravo et al.
Frontiers in microbiology, 8, 1405-1405 (2017-08-10)
An extracellular layer of exopolysaccharides (EPS) covers the surface of some
Sunmi Park et al.
PLoS genetics, 13(9), e1006991-e1006991 (2017-09-15)
Patients with mutations of the THRA gene exhibit classical features of hypothyroidism, including erythroid disorders. We previously created a mutant mouse expressing a mutated TRα1 (denoted as PV; Thra1PV/+ mouse) that faithfully reproduces the classical hypothyroidism seen in patients. Using...
Historical hematology: May--Hegglin anomaly
Saito, Hidehiko and Kunishima, Shinji
American Journal of Hematology, 83(4) (2008)
Shirin Hasan et al.
Surgery, 162(4), 901-916 (2017-07-19)
Anemia of critical illness is resistant to exogenous erythropoietin. Packed red blood cells transfusions is the only treatment option, and despite related cost and morbidity, there is a need for alternate strategies. Erythrocyte development can be divided into erythropoietin-dependent and...
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