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B21172 Giemsa Stain

CAS Number
51811-82-6
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B21172-09 10g 42.70
B21172-18 50g 159.00
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Giemsa Stain

MDL
MFCD00081642
EINECS
257-438-2

Chemical Properties

Melting point
ca 300°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Insoluble in water (<0.1%), methanol (5.8 mg/L), and ethanol.

Applications

Giemsa Stain is used as a laboratory reagent and stain for microscopy. It is also used for the histopathologic detection of malaria and other parasites such as spirochete and protozoan. The stain is also been incorporated in differential staining between bacterial and human cells. The compound has been used in combination with May-Grunwald or Wright Stain (sc-203763) as a histological hematology stain.

Notes

Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

K. K. Friend.; S. Chen.; F. H. Ruddle. Differential staining of interspecific chromosomes in somatic cell hybrids by alkaline Giemsa stain. Somatic Cell Genetics. 1976, 2 (2), 183-188.

Julie R. Korenberg.; Elizabeth F. Freedlender. Giemsa technique for the detection of sister chromatid exchanges. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 1974, 48 (4), 355-360.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H319

Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P264b-P280i-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313

Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Wear eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
3204.19
TSCA
Yes

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