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Mayer’s Mucicarmine Stain Solution

for microscopy

Synonym: Mucicarmine Stain Solution according to Mayer

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Related Categories Microbiology, Microscopy Reagents and Kits, Staining Solutions, Staining Solutions for Fungi
Quality Level   100
grade   for microscopy
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
Featured Industry   Food and Beverages

Description

General description

Most mucins contain serveral glycoproteins and can therefore be detected by stains for carbohydrates. Best carmine stain is specifically used for glycogens. Mucicarmine is an empirical stain. When applied for fungal staining, it stains the spores and hyphae as pale to dark red.

Components

Composition:
Carmine 1 g, Aluminum chloride 0.5 g, water 2 ml

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Reacts violently with water.
RIDADR 
UN 2581 8 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
1

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Protocols & Articles

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Microbiology Introduction

An initial aim of all microbiologists is the reproducible growth of their microbial cultures, no matter whether the microorganisms are of natural origin or have been genetically engineered by man. Re...
Keywords: Absorption, Aerobic, Anaerobic, Antibiotics, Antimicrobials, Buffers, Culture media, Diffusion, Environmental, Filtration, Genetic, Growth factors, Metabolism, Phase transitions, Precipitation, Reductions, Respiration, Sample preparations, Vitamins

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