Histology Reagents

Reagents, stains, and counterstains for optimum visualization of biomarkers and tissue morphology

Vector Laboratories offers you a range of useful histology reagents to complement and optimize your immunohistochemistry (IHC), immunocytochemistry (ICC), and immunofluorescence (IF) experiments.

Choose among the following groups of histology reagents/products:

  • Antigen retrieval (unmasking) reagents — retrieve antigens in formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue sections (in combination with a high temperature treatment) for improved immunolabeling
  • Counterstains and special stains — stain cell nuclei, cytoplasm, and other cellular components to better visualize tissue morphology
  • Slide preparation products — simplify slide preparation in IHC, ICC, and IF applications; products include hydrophobic barrier and histology pens, and tissue section adhesive
Breast Carcinoma: Without (left panel) and with (right panel) Citrate-based Antigen Unmasking Solution, Estrogen receptor (m), ImmPRESS™ Anti-Rabbit IgG Kit, DAB (brown) substrate. Hematoxylin QS (blue) counterstain.
Colon stained with Alcian Blue (pH 2.5) Stain Kit.