Microscopy Stains - Methylene Blue, Crystal Violet, Safranin and More

Ladd Research offeres a wide variety of light microscopy stains for sale online. Available light microscopy stains include plasma stain, counter stain, nuclear stain and many more.

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70906 - Acid Fuchsin - 10g

A magenta red acid dye used widely as a plasma stain. Also has many uses in plant and animal histology and cytology. 10 g.

70940 - Hematoxylin, Certified - 10g

A natural coloring agent used as a counter stain with eosin. A commonly used nuclear stain. 10 g.
Geimsa Stain, Certified

70935 - Giemsa Stain, Certified - 5g

A mixture of methylene blue, azure and eosinates of methylene and azure for use in the differentiation of blood cells in sections containing bone marrow or other hemopoietic tissues and for blood smears. Erythrocyte cytoplasm stains pink. The granules in basophils stain blue, those in eosinophils stain bright orange, and those in neutrophils light pink or grey. 5 g.
70975 - Toluidine Blue O, Certified - 50g

70975 - Toluidine Blue O, Certified - 50g

A bluish-violet basic stain frequently used in animal and plant pathology, bacteriology and histochemistry. It's most important application is in analytical histology and histochemistry in the metachromatic staining of tissue elements. 50 g.

C.I. No. 52040

Safranin O, Certified

70965 - Safranin O, Certified - 10g

A basic stain commonly used in combination with fast green for sections of plant material. Nuclei and some tissue elements stain red to pink. Safranin O is also employed as a counter stain in the Gram stain. 10 g.

C.I. No. 50240

70945 - Methylene Blue Chloride, Certified

70945 - Methylene Blue Chloride, Certified

A basic dye used extensively as a nuclear stain in cytology, pathology, histology and other fields of plant and animal biology. 10 g.

C.I. No. 52015

Fast Green, Certified

70930 - Fast Green, Certified - 10g

One of the best counterstains for cytoplasmic structures when used with safranin O on sections of plant material. It is also for commonly employed general counterstains in the Fuelgen technique for DNA in the Periodic Acid-Schiff reaction for the staining of glycogen and carbohydrate-protein complexes. 10 g.

C.I. No. 42053

Eosin Y, Certified

70925 - Eosin Y, Certified - 10g

The most commonly used counterstain for hematoxylin in routine histological preparations. Stains cytoplasmic structures, collagen and basement membranes various shades of pink to orange. 10 g.

C.I. No. 45380

Crystal Violet (Gentian Violet)

70915 - Crystal Violet (Gentian Violet)

An acid dye component of the Gram stain. It may also be used as a red nuclear stain for cytoplasmic structures in sectioned material, and for staining bacterial capsules. 10 g.

C.I. No. 42555.

Basic Fuchsin

70910 - Basic Fuchsin - 10g

A magenta red basic dye widely used as a nuclear stain. May be used to advantage with other stains, e.g. methylene blue, hematoxylin and eosin. 10 g.
Aniline Blue

70905 - Aniline Blue - 10g

Water soluble. Acid dye component of Mallory's triple stain. Used for staining connective tissue fibers beneath epitheliums within glands and muscles. Colors collagen fiber dark blue, mucous and cartilage matrix a light blue and nerve tissue lilac. May be used as a general counter stain in conjunction with a red nuclear dye. A 1% solution of aniline blue can be used to evaluate thick sections of resin embedded material for electron microscopy. 10 g.

C.I. No. 42755.

Multiple Stain

Multiple Stain

For general diagnosis of thick sections embedded in plastic. Stains various tissue elements in contrasting colors as an aid in light microscopy identification. Particularly helpful for orientation purposes prior to electron microscopic examination. Also used to stain frozen sections.

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