[Histonet] Nuclear Fast Red

Geoff McAuliffe mcauliff <@t> umdnj.edu
Fri Feb 2 14:22:19 CST 2007

Instead of NFR I suggest you try "Scarba Red", much more intense 
red/orange stain made with neutral red, analine and phenol.
See Slidders et al, J. Pathol. Bact. 75:476-478, 1958.
If you like I can send you the recipe.



> Hello All-
> We are looking for a new Nuclear Fast Red.  The one we are currently 
> using is from J.T. Baker (cat#S635-01 lot#X49673), when put into 
> solution the liquid looks like grape juice instead of the little 
> red/pink we are used to seeing.  Can anyone recommend a good brand?  
> We have remade the solution twice to insure it was not a heat or a 
> reagent issue, we are sure it is the brand.  Thank you.
> -Beth Delescavage, BS, HTL (ASCP)
> PhenoPath Labs
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Geoff McAuliffe, Ph.D.
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