Opti-Seal™ Coverslip Sealant Kit

Product ID:
M3079
Unit Size
30mls + 3 x 1 ml standards
$65.00
In Stock
Description
An ideal substitute for fingernail polish to seal the edges of coverslips in microscopy.
Opti-Seal is an organic, non-toxic, fast drying formulation to seal the edges of coverslips that has been optimized for fluorescent and/or brightfield imaging. In addition, 3 vials of Opti-Standard beads with 3 intensities of green fluorescent dye are provided to facilitate rapid standardization of signal strength.
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Product Data
Product ID M3079
Unit Size 30mls + 3 x 1 ml standards
Availability In Stock
Storage Conditions 4°C, Protected from Light
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