Haematoxylin & Eosin Stain Kit (H&E)

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This stain kit demonstrates all tissue structures. The haematoxylin (alum) Harris’ stains the nuclei blue/black and the eosin stains cell cytoplasm and most connective tissue fibres in varying shades and intensity from pink to red

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Code– 100-200-500-1000
RRSK264 x 50ml4 x 100ml4 x 250ml4 x 500ml


Kit Contains:
Haematoxylin Harris
Eosin Y 1% Aqueous
Acid Alcohol 0.5%
Scotts Tap Water

General Information:
Procedure Time : 35 minutes (approximate)
Shelf Life: 3 Years (from date of manufacture)
Storage:    15-25° C.

Nuclei:                        Blue/Black
Cytoplasm:                Varying shades of pink
Muscle Fibres:          Deep Pink/Red
Red Blood Cells:      Orange/Red
Fibrin:                        Deep Pink



1. Dewax sections, hydrate through alcohols and rinse in tap water
2. Stain in filtered Harris’ haematoxylin for 10 minutes
3. Wash well in running tap water
4. Differentiate in 0.5% acid alcohol for 5-10 seconds
5. Wash well in running water
6. Blue in Scotts tap water
7. Wash well in water (if Scotts tap water used)
8. Stain in 1% eosin Y for 10 minutes
9. Wash in running tap water 1-5 minutes
10. Dehydrate, clear and mount

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