Alcian Blue Method (pH 2.5)

For stain weakly acidic sulfated mucosubstances, hyaluronic acid and sialomucins.

Stain results:

Weakly Acidic Sulfated Mucosubstances:   Dark Blue
Hyaluronic Acid:   Dark blue
Sialomucins:   Dark blue


AFIP Manual of Histological Stains Methods, 3rd Ed, Ed. L. Luna: New York McGraw Hill Publications, c. 1968, p. 163.
Lev, R. & Spicer. S.S., J. Histochem Cystochem, 12:309, 1964

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