Bielschowsky Stain Kit

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Catalog No. Packaging Size Price Quantity
25994-250 1 kit (250mL)


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. We recommend kit is used on formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue sections of 8-10 microns.

250 ml kit stains up to 100 slides; 500 ml kit stains up to 200 slides

Kit Components:

  • 10% Silver Nitrate Solution (250 ml or 500 ml)
  • Ammonium Hydroxide, concentrate (125 ml or 250 ml)
  • Developer Stock Solution (5 ml or 10 ml)
  • 1% Ammonium Hydroxide Solution (250 ml or 500 ml0
  • 5% Sodium Thiosulfate (250 ml or 500 ml)
  • Results:

    Neurofibrillary tangles and senile plaques-black


    Nerve fibers- brown to black

    Background-yellow to brown