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41506 Sigma-Aldrich

Lactophenol-picric acid solution

for microscopy

Synonym: Picric acid-lactophenol solution

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Properties

Related Categories Microbiology, Microscopy Reagents and Kits, Staining Solutions, Staining Solutions for Fungi
grade   for microscopy
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

Description

Components

Composition:
Phenol 100 g, Lactic acid 100 mL,
Glycerol 200 mL, Picric acid (saturated aqueous solution) 100 ml

General description

Picric acid (2,4,6-trinitrophenol) has antibacterial as well as antifungal properties. It stains the fungal spores and hyphae a pale to dark yellow color.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Explosive when dry.
RIDADR 
UN 2922 6.1(8) / PGII
WGK Germany 
2

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles

Articles

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...
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