mobitec-globe Innovative Tools for Molecular and Cell Biology

Congo Red *UltraPure Grade*

Congo Red *UltraPure Grade*
Description: Early diagnosis and classification of amyloid deposition and differentiation from other glomerular fibrillar deposits rely on routine Congo red (CR) histochemistry. CR binding, monitored by characteristic yellow-green birefringence under crossed polarization has been used as a diagnostic test for the presence of amyloid in tissue sections for several decades. This assay is also widely used for the characterization of in vitro amyloid fibrils. CR is sandwiched between two protein molecules causing protein oligomerization. Congo red fluorescence (CRF) is an alternative method based on examination of the CR-stained section by ultraviolet (UV) light. Congo red fluorescence is simple to perform and more pronounced, therefore easier to evaluate than CR in bright light. Congo red, when combined with immunohistochemistry, is still visible under UV whereas CR is masked in bright light. Although not widely used, the CRF method for detecting amyloid is simple to use with a high specificity and sensitivity, and may be applied successfully to frozen sections.
Order #: AS-83016
Unit Size: 1 g
Supplier: AnaSpec
Restrictions: Only available in Germany and selected European countries.
Shipping: RT
Storage: -20°C desiccated and protected from light
Subcategory: Fluorescent Dyes
More information: Go to webpage
Datasheet
66.00 € *

*All prices are net in Euro and do not include applicable taxes, shipping & handling, or other charges (e.g., customs duties).

Delivery time approx. 8 - 10 working days

    How To Order

    Orders can be placed by phone, fax, e-mail, or via our online shop:

    After placing your order, you will receive an order confirmation via e-mail within 2 working days. If you do not receive this e-mail, please contact us by phone. Thank you! More information regarding our ordering process can be found here.

    Technical Service - Product Information
Viewed