Negative Stain Kit, with Formalin-Nigrosin, Congo Red, Hydrochloric Acid (#BZ0055)
Convenient sets of stains, buffers and regents for specific applications. Takes the guess work out of deciding what types of chemicals to order. Packaged in easy-to-use dropper bottles for ease of application. Includes SDS sheets.
Negative staining method stains the background of your sample while leaving the actual bacterial cells untouched, allowing the cells to be quite visible on a dark background. Negative staining does not require the bacterial cells to be heat-fixed and is especially useful for cells that are susceptible to damage during the heat fixation process, such as cryptococcus neoformans. Often used to determine cell size and examine cell arrangement. Kit includes: Formalin-Nigrosin Solution, Congo Red, and Hydrochloric Acid. All are packaged in convenient 1 oz/30ml dropper dispensing bottles, with SDS for each. For laboratory use only. Keep out of reach of children.
- 30 ml Formalin-Nigrosin Solution Hydrochloric Acid 1%
- 30 ml Congo Red 1% Aqueous Solution
- 30ml Hydrochloric Acid 1%
- Safety Data Sheets for each
- For laboratory use only. Keep out of reach of children.
Instructions are not included. Due to the wide variety of methods, specimens, and preferences, we suggest you research your application online and choose the method that works best for you. There are numerous educational sites that share information freely.
DOT Info: Small quantity exemption for land and rail transportation only. (Cannot ship in liquid form to Alaska, Hawaii, PR, APO or FPO. Please refer to our EZ Prep Capsules for air transportation.)
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