Periodic Acid, Reagent

H5IO6   F.W. 227.96   CAS #10450-60-9

Assay   >99.0%
Heavy Metals   .0.005%
Insoluble Matters   0.01%
Iron   .0.003%
Other Halogen (Cl)   0.01%
Residue after Ignition   0.01%
Sulfate   0.01%

Used as a Fixative: Issidorides, M.R., and Kasorchis, T. (1981).
Dispersed and compact chromatin demonstrated with a new EM Method: phosphotungstic acid-hematoxylin block-staining. Histochemistry 73,21.
Used widely as a Negative Stain:

  • As Spray method: Horne, R.W., and Pasquali-Ronchette, I. (1974). A negative staining-carbon film technique for studying viruses in the electron microscope.
  • Preparation procedures for examining icosahedral and filamentous viruses. J. Ultrastruct. Res. 47, 361. Locke, M., and Kirhman, N. (1971).
  • Hot Alcoholic phosphotungstic acid and uranyl acetate as routine stains for thick and thin sections. J. Cell Biol., 50, 550., Farragiana, T., and Marinozzi, V. (1979).
  • Phosphotungstic acid staining of polysaccharides containing structures on epoxy embedded tissues. J. Submicrosc. Cytol. 11, 263.Bloom, E.E., And Aghajanian, G.K. (1968).
  • Fine structural and cytochemical analysis of the staining of synaptic junctions with PTA. J. Ultrastruct. Res. 22, 261.
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