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Schiff's Reagent - J62171 - Alfa Aesar

J62171 Schiff's Reagent

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500ml 80.90
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Schiff's Reagent


Chemical Properties

It is soluble in water and methanol.


Intended for use in Sigma Periodic Acid Staining Procedure, 395. Kit is intended for use with blood, bone marrow, tissue touch preparations or routine tissue sections. It is used for staining glycoproteins in polyacrylamide gels. Schiff's reagent is also sometimes used to dye organic tissues. It is been widely used for detection of a certain functional group in chemical solutions.


Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents, strong alkalis and acids.

Literature References

JFA McManus. Histological demonstration of mucin after periodic acid. Nature.1946, 158, 202.

H Ris, W Plaut. Ultrastructure of DNA-containing areas in the chloroplast of Chlamydomonas. The Journal of cell biology.1962, 13, (3), 383-391.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H351-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Suspected of causing cancer. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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