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Electron Microscopy Sciences

Technical Data Sheets

UAR - EMS Stain

EMS Catalog #22405

Description

EMS’ UAR-EMS Stain is a new negative stain which may be used as an alternative to Uranyl Acetate (cat. 22400).

Procedure

The UAR Stain is supplied as a concentrate. Please use the following dilutions:

  • For most samples, including but not limited to, virus', dilute by 4x in distilled water
  • If you are working with Bacillus, then a dilution of 15-40x is needed.

Staining will take place in 30 minutes at room temperature. For increased contrast of the stain, simply adjust the staining time.

Reference Article:

Nakakoshi, Masamichi, Hideo Nishioka and Eisaku Katayama, 2011. New versatile reagents for biological transmission electron microscopy that substitute for uranyl acetate. Journal of Electron Microscopy, 60(6): 401-407.

Online Ordering

UAR - EMS Stain is available online from the EMS Catalog. For ordering or product information, click here.