Lifeline® Alcian Blue Staining Kit contains: fixative solution, sucrose stabilizer solution, Alcian Blue stain solution and acetic acid wash solution for staining sulfated proteoglycans deposited by chondrocytes.
Alcian Blue stains sulfated proteoglycans deposits that are indicative of functional chondrocytes and it is a useful tool when used with Lifeline® mesenchymal stem cells and Lifeline® ChondroLife™ Complete Chondrogenesis Medium.
Lifeline® adult mesenchymal stem cells
differentiated to chondrocytes and
stained with Alcian Blue (100X).