Citrate Buffer (pH 6.0), Concentrate

Catalog number:  005000

Related applications:

Cellular Imaging

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Description

Citrate buffer is used in Heat Induced Epitope Retrieval (HIER) methods. HIER is used to reverse the loss of antigenicity that occurs with some epitopes in formalin-fixed paraffin embedded tissues. During epitope retrieval, tissue slides are immersed in a solution and heated (>95° C) by hot plate or other appropriate heat source such as a pressure cooker or steamer. Citrate buffer is the preferred solution for most antibodies.
For In Vitro Diagnostic Use.

Specifications

Buffers: Citrate Buffer
Solution Type: Antigen Retrieval Reagent Solution
pH: 6
Quantity: 100 mL
Reagent Type: Antigen Retrieval Reagent
Shipping Condition: Wet Ice

Contents & storage

Store in refrigerator (2–8°C).

Shelf life: 18 months from date of manufacture