Stains and Dyes for Microbiology

BD BBL™ Gram Stain Kits

Used to stain microorganisms from cultures or specimens by the differential Gram method

Invitrogen™ eBioscience™ Fixable Viability Dye eFluor™ 506

Can be used to irreversibly label dead cells prior to cryopreservation, fixation and/or permeabilization procedures. Unlike 7-AAD and PI, cells labeled with Fixable Viability Dyes can be washed, fixed, permabilized and stained for intracellular antigens without loss of staining intensity.

Corning™ Trypan Blue

Can be used for variety cell counting methods requiring information on cell count and viability.

Thermo Scientific™ Remel™ Gram Stain Kit, 4 x 250 mL bottles

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Gram Stain Kit is for qualitative procedures to differentiate gram-positive from gram-negative microorganisms.

Invitrogen™ eBioscience™ DAB Advanced Chromogenic Kit

Contains the necessary reagents to prepare a DAB substrate working solution.

Molecular Probes™ BacLight™ Green Bacterial Stain

BacLight™ Green Bacterial Stain

Molecular Probes™ Vybrant™ DyeCycle™ Orange Stain

Vybrant™ DyeCycle™ Orange Stain

Invitrogen™ eBioscience™ JC-1 Mitochondrial Membrane Potential Dye

Used to determine mitochondrial membrane potential in flow cytometry and fluorescent microscopy. Dye selectively enters mitochondria where it reversibly changes color as membrane potentials increase. Property due to the reversible formation of JC-1 aggregates upon membrane polarization.

Thermo Scientific™ Remel™ Gram Crystal Violet

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Gram Crystal Violet is a primary stain in Gram stain procedures.

Thermo Scientific™ Remel™ Gram Safranin

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Gram Safranin is a counterstain used in Gram stain procedures.

Thermo Scientific™ Remel™ BactiDrop Lactophenol Aniline Blue

Remel BactiDrop Lactophenol Aniline Blue is for staining fungal elements.

Fisher Chemical™ Funhsin Solution

Pharmacopoeia reagents are intended for use in pharmacopoeia testing and monographs, produced under a GMP compliant ISO 9001 quality management system according to the relevant pharmacopoeia specification, using the pharmacopoeia reagent quality components and water meeting the relevant pharmacopoeia monograph requirement for Purified Water. Some pharmacopoeia standards are also accredited according to ISO 17025 and ISO Guide 43.

Thermo Scientific™ Remel™ Gram Iodine

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Gram Iodine is a mordant used in Gram stain procedures.

Alfa Aesar™ India Ink soln., 0.2% in PBS buffer

India ink is a simple black ink. Previously it has been used for writing and printing and is now commonly used for drawing in comic books and comic strips.

Thermo Scientific™ Remel™ BactiDrop Calcofluor White

A fluorescent stain for fungi, Microsporidium, Acanthamoeba, and Pneumocystis.

Thermo Scientific™ Remel™ BactiDrop India Ink

Remel BactiDrop India Ink is for microscopic examination of encapsulated microorganisms.

Thermo Scientific™ Remel™ BactiDrop Dobell and O'Connor Iodine

Remel BactiDrop Dobell and O'Connor Iodine is for staining protozoa.

Fisher Chemical™ R1 Funhsin Solution

Pharmacopoeia reagents are intended for use in pharmacopoeia testing and monographs, produced under a GMP compliant ISO 9001 quality management system according to the relevant pharmacopoeia specification, using the pharmacopoeia reagent quality components and water meeting the relevant pharmacopoeia monograph requirement for Purified Water. Some pharmacopoeia standards are also accredited according to ISO 17025 and ISO Guide 43.

Thermo Scientific™ Remel™ Gram Decolorizer

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Gram Decolorizer is a decolorizing reagent used in Gram stain procedures.

MP Biomedicals™ 2,3,5-Triphenyltetrazolium Chloride, MP Biomedicals™

2,3,5-Triphenyltetrazolium Chloride is a redox indicator.

MP Biomedicals™ Nigrosin Stain

Used as a viable cell staining agent especially in stem cell biology

BD Stain Droppers

Identify microorganisms without mixing or measuring stains

IBA Lifesciences™ Strep-Tactin™ APC for Fab Streptamers™

IBA Lifesciences™ Strep-Tactin™ APC for Fab Streptamers™ is for reversible cell isolation delivering label-free target cells.

BD DrySlide™ Reagent Slides

A convenient method for bacterial biochemical analysis. Self-contained, ready-to-use test slides consist of coated, 35mm film or impregnated paper, which operates as a carrier matrix for microbiological testing reagents.

BD Oxidase Reagent Dropper

Identify microorganisms without mixing or measuring reagents

BD Nitrate A Reagent Dropper

Identify microorganisms without mixing or measuring reagents

BD BBL™/Difco™ TB Carbolfuchsin ZN

For staining mycobacteria by the Ziehl-Neelsen (hot) acid-fast procedure

Pro-Lab Diagnostics™ Crystal Violet Solution

Use for convenient Gram staining of bacteria cells. Prolab Diagnostics™ Crystal Violet Solution concentrates are 10 times concentrated to give a ready to use stain on dilution.

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