Methylene Blue Chloride, Certified, C.N. #DcA-37
(Basic Blue 9; Swiss Blue)
C16H18N3SCl •3H2O F.W. 319.86+aq CAS #7220-79-3
Solubility: 9.5% Water; 6.0% Alcohol; 6.5% Cellosolve™; 10.0% Glycol; 0.0% Xylene.
- Used to distinguish autonomic nerves. Richardson, K.C., (1969) Anat. Rec., 164, 231. General stain for animals, histology.
- A simple rapid staining procedure for methacrylate embedded tissue sections using chromotrope 2R and Methylene Blue. Dougherty, M.M., and King, J.S., (1984) Stain Tech., 59, 149
- An established routine method for differential staining of epoxy-embedded tissue sections. Schroeder, H.E., Rossinsky, K., and Muller, W., (1980) Microsc. Acta 83, 111
- Used with Basic Fuchsin for stain epoxy-embedded tissue. Sato, T. and Shamoto, M. (1973). A simple rapid polychrome stain for epoxy-embedded tissue. Stain Technol., 48:223
A Methylene Blue-Azure II Stain