Mucicarmine Solution (Southgate's)
Mucicarmine Solution (Southgate's) is a component of the Mucicarmine Stain Kit (Catalog# SMS-1) and is intended for use in the histological visualization of acid mucopolysacharides in tissue sections. Mucicarmine Solution is the component responsible for staining Mucin red. This product is useful in distinguishing mucin negative undifferentiated squamous cell lesions from mucin positive adenocarcinomas. In addition, this product will stain the mucopolysaccharide capsule of Cryptococcus neoformans.