DAB chemistry as a chromagen

Richard G. Wehby rgw at neuron.uchc.edu
Fri May 5 11:46:13 EST 1995

In article <3np4g3$dej at crab.rutgers.edu> saidel at crab.rutgers.edu (William Saidel) writes:

>Can someone point me to a source (book, article, musing) that explains
>the chemistry of DAB as a chromagen in HRP, ICC peroxidase, histochemical
>reactions, etc.? Even the chemists at my school cannot.
>Thanks ever so much,
>Bill Saidel
>saidel at crab.rutgers.edu

A good start is 

Mesulam, M.-M (1982) "Principles of Horsradish Peroxidase 
Neurohistochemistry and their applications for Tracing Neural Pathways", in 
_Tracing_Neural_Connections_with_Horseradish_Peroxidase_(edited by Mesulam). 
Published by John Wiley and Sons, ISBN 0-471-10028-5.

Good luck,


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