Luxol Fast Blue (LFB) demonstrates myelin, the fatty white substance, known as "white matter" that surrounds the axon of nerve cells. LFB differentiates between the white and gray matter of the brain; the myelin appear blue while the gray and demyelinated white matter appear colorless.
- Salthouse, Stain Technology, 37, 313 (1962)
- Flammable liquid, Irritant
- Gloves & chemical goggles
- Store at room temperature
- CH4g - (hazard/handling/storage codes)