The Bielschowsky Stain is a very useful method in detecting the twist and clumping of neurons in the brain, otherwise known as, neurofibrillary tangles and senile plaques, which are signs of the Alzheimer’s disease. The Bielschowsky stain, along with other diagnostic test, can assist scientist and researchers in the mission for finding a cure for this disease of memory loss.
FIXATION – 10% neutral buffered formalin
TECHNIQUE – Cut paraffin sections at 8 – 10 microns
KIT CONTAINS: 10% Silver Nitrate Solution; Ammonium Hydroxide, concentrate; Developer Stock Solution; 1% Ammonium Hydroxide Solution; 5% Sodium Thiosulfate