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Anti-Fade Mounting Media

Catalogue number: X2841

Product Type Reagent
Units7 ml
Application coverslipping stained biological specimen

A permanent mounting media designed for coverslipping specimen slides without requiring alcohol dehydration and xylene clearing steps. Slides are simply mounted from water. Anti-Fade is especially applicable to coverslipping all immunostains (AEC, DAB, Fast Red) as well as all special stains and immunofluorescence stains. It hardens quickly and mounted slide preparations are ready for microscopic examination in less than 10 minutes. Anti-Fade mounting media is formulated for permanent mounting (coverslipping) slides without the need for xylene and alcohol pre-treatment steps. Anti-Fade provides permanent preservation of stained tissue sections and other biological slide preparations such as cell smears, cyto-spins for indefinite storage. Anti-Fade is a universal mounting media applicable to permanent preservation of most dyes and chromogens including alcohol soluble chromogens and stains such as AEC, Fast Red, Fast green and BCIP/NBT chromogens. Anti-Fade is also suitable for mounting alcohol insoluble stains such DAB and New Fuchsin. This mounting media is uniquely useful for mounting delicate special stains such as Neutral Fats Stain, crystal violet stain and thioflavin T fluorescent stain. This mounting media is also suitable for mounting immunofluorescence stains. Specimen stained with FITC, R-PE, Cy3, Cy5 Texas Red and other tandem fluorochromes can be coverslipped and preserved with this mounting media.


Formulation: Proprietary formulation

Concentration: See vial for concentration

Anti-Fade Mounting Media is intended for the coverslipping stained biological specimen. It is intended to be applied with coverslips. It can also be used for making wet mounts.

Store at room temperature

Product Stability: Products are stable for one year from purchase when stored properly

Ship Conditions: Ship at ambient temperature

This product is intended FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY, and FOR TESTS IN VITRO, not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures involving humans or animals.

Anti-Fade Mounting Media



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Exalpha Biologicals, Inc.
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Shirley, MA 01464
Phone: 978-425-1370