Try a PAS or a fluorescent PAS using Schiff's reagent made with acriflavine
or acridine orange.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill McManus"
Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2008 11:09 AM
Subject: [Histonet] fluorescent labeling of starch
> Hello All:
> I am new to this group, but my "sig. nif other" has been on the list for
> many years. I am working with student that is trying to stain starches
> ( rice, potato, etc.) for confocal. Does anyone know of a way to label
> multiple starches, not just amylose but modified starches such as amylose
> pectin and other cross-linked starches with a single dye? If not, are
> there other multiple dyes that would be worth a try. We are not budgeted
> to produce antibodies at this time, maybe later.
> Bill McManus
> Western Dairy Center
> Utah State University
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