Alcian blue consists a group of water soluble, polyvalent basic dyes; the blue color is due to presence of copper. This Alcian blue solution (pH 2.5) stains both sulfated and carboxylated acid mucopolysaccharides and sulfated and carboxylated sialomucins (glycoproteins).
Our kit is designed for staining myelin/myelinated axons and Nissil substance on formalin fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue as well as frozen tissue. Our kit is used for identifying the basic neuronal structure in brain or spinal cord sections, and contains a Cresyl Echt Violet counterstain. Using our protocol and the modified formulation, myelinated tissue can be stained in as little as 30 minutes.
Teomics offers an array of new antigen retrieval products that make immunostaining quick and easy. 4Gone is a unique antigen retrieval system that utilizes gentle heating at low temperatures, allowing you to retrieve a large variety of antigens that can't been seen with other reagents.