Antigen Retrieval Buffer, pH4.8

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Antigen Retrieval Buffer, pH4.8

Product Type
Accessory Reagent
Product Code Applications Pack Size List Price Quantity
500 ml

Product Details

Intended Use
Bio-Rad's Antigen unmasking fluid is a heat induced, epitope retrieval system. The acidic formulation is presented at pH4.8 and is suitable for use with antibodies that have not worked well with the universal formulation. Basic and universal formulations are also available from Bio-Rad - see "recommended useful reagents" at the bottom of the datasheet for further information. The universal formulation is suitable for use with most antibodies and gives excellent preservation of tissue morphology. Like the acidic form, the basic form, may be of value for use with antibodies that do not work well with the universal formulation. These buffers may dramatically increase staining intensity but may also have an effect upon tissue morphology.
Buffer Solution
Ready to use

Storage Information

Store at room temperature. Should this product contain a precipitate we recommend microcentrifugation before use.
Guaranteed until date of expiry. Please see product label.

More Information

For research purposes only

Applications of Antigen Retrieval Buffer, pH4.8

This product has been reported to work in the following applications. This information is derived from testing within our laboratories, peer-reviewed publications or personal communications from the originators. Please refer to references indicated for further information. For general protocol recommendations, please visit the antibody protocols page.
Application Name Verified Min Dilution Max Dilution
Immunohistology - Paraffin
Where this product has not been tested for use in a particular technique this does not necessarily exclude its use in such procedures. Suggested working dilutions are given as a guide only. It is recommended that the user titrates the product for use in their own system using appropriate negative/positive controls.
Instructions For Use
1. Deparaffinize sections and re-hydrate

2. Pre-heat retrieval buffer to 92oC *.

3. Place slides in buffer and incubate 10 minutes at 92oC

*.4. Allow to cool for 5-10 minutes.

5. Rinse in distilled water or PBS, proceed with staining.

* N.B. Optimal unmasking is a function of time and temperature. Temperature (range 90oC-100oC) and time (5-30 minutes) should be determined by each investigator.

Useful Reagents Available

Description Product Code Applications Pack Size List Price Quantity
Antigen Retrieval Buffer, pH8.0 BUF025A P 500 ml
Antigen Retrieval Buffer, pH10.0 BUF026A P 500 ml

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