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Safranin-O Staining Solution

Safranin-O is often used to identify chondrocytes that have been derived from both human and rodent mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs).

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Synonym(s):
Basic Red 2
NACRES:
NA.75

Quality Level

concentration

0.1 % (w/v) in distilled water

technique(s)

cell based assay: suitable
cell culture | stem cell: suitable
cell differentiation: suitable

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Safranin-O Staining Solution Safranin-O is often used to identify chondrocytes that have been derived from both human and rodent mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs).

TMS-009

Safranin-O Staining Solution

Safranin O certified by the Biological Stain Commission

S8884

Safranin O

Safranin O Dye content ≥85 %

S2255

Safranin O

Safranin O for microscopy (Bact., Bot., Hist.), indicator (pH 0.3-1.0)

84120

Safranin O

concentration

0.1 % (w/v) in distilled water

concentration

-

concentration

-

concentration

-

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

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Quality Level

200

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General description

Safranin-O, also known as basic red 2, is a biological stain used in histology and cytology. Safranin is used as a counterstain in some staining protocols, colouring all cell nuclei red. It can also be used for the detection of cartilage, mucin and mast cell granules. Safranin-O is often used to identify chondrocytes that have been derived from both human and rodent mesenchymal stem cells.

Application

Research Category
Stem Cell Research
Research Sub Category
Osteobiology

Arthritis

Quality

Solution is red with no particulates present. Solution is suitable for endpoint cell culture assays.

Physical form

Product is presented as a 0.1% w/v solution diluted in distilled water.

Storage and Stability

Store at room temperature for up to 4 months from date of receipt. If Safraninin-O solution forms a precipitate, remove particulates by passage through a 0.22 or 0.45-micron filter.

Disclaimer

Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Storage Class

12 - Non Combustible Liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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