Used in microscopy for making various stains including stains for glycogen, mucin, nuclei and chromosomes.
λ max 531(563)nm
(Natural red 4; Cochineal)
- Clark, G., Staining Procedures, 4th ed., Williams and Wilkins, 1981; p 111, 195, 212, 342
- Gloves & fume hood
- Store at room temperature