cellulose stain

Tamara Western western at Botany.UBC.CA
Sat Mar 28 16:38:08 EST 1998


Hi,
       I am looking for a cellulose-specific stain.  Can anyone
recommend anything?  I was going to use Calcofluor white (aka
Fluorescent brightener 28) but further reading showed me it also
stains acidic polysaccharides (pectin) so it isn't reasonable for
me...


Thanks!

Tamara
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Tamara L. Western
Botany Dept, UBC
6270 University Blvd.
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4  CANADA
(western at botany.ubc.ca)
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