Re: My eosin and the ph it likes

From:Vinnie Della Speranza

optimal staining occurs  between pH 4-4.5 so you should be good to go.

Vinnie Della Speranza
Manager for Anatomic Pathology Services
Medical University of South Carolina
165 Ashley Avenue  Suite 309
Charleston, SC 29425
Ph: 843-792-6353
fax: 843-792-8974

>>> kevin williams  06/24/03 04:09PM >>>
Dear All:
I am trying to get the eosin I am making up as strong as possiable, I
have added enough Acetic acid to take it down to 4.5ph. Can anyone tell
me what is the best ph to get the most staining with least amount of
Thanks for the help,
A. Kevin Williams. 

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