Fat Stains in Supersaturated Alcohol

For fat and lipid stain.

Stain results:

Fat:   Deep orange-red with Oil Red O (lighter with
Sudan IV) Orange-yellow with Sudan II
Nuclei:   Blue
Erythrocytes:   Sometimes Green
Cytoplasm:   Lighter Green

References:

  • Lillie, R.D.,Histopathologic Technical and Practical Histochemistry, 3rd edition, McGraw-Hill, NY, 1965
  • Clark, G., (ed) Staining Procedures, 3rd edition, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, p. 149, c. 1973
Cat # Description MSDS Pack Price Quote Quantity
Cat #: 26503-01 Description: Sudan IV-Isopropanol Solution Pack: 500 mL Price: $111.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26503-02 Description: Oil Red O-Isopropanol Solution Pack: 250 mL Price: $22.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26503-03 Description: Sudam III-Isopropanol Solution Pack: 500 mL Price: $23.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26503-04 Description: Mayer Hematoxylin Pack: 500 mL Price: $46.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26503-05 Description: Erhlich’s Hematoxylin, Diluted Pack: 500 mL Price: $46.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26503-06 Description: Sodium Phosphate, 1%, Aqueous Pack: 500 mL Price: $22.00 Add to Quote: