boron hydride

Michael Kuhn mkuhn at helixresearch.com
Thu Jul 5 14:45:03 EST 2001


Dear Jan,

They may mean sodium borohydride (Aldrich #21,346-2), a mild reducing agent
used for decolorizing fluorophores/dyes.  It reduces many aromatic dyes to
colorless and non-fluorescent (leuco) derivatives.

I hope this helps.

Best regards,

Michael Kuhn, President
Helix Research
Fluorescence Chemistry
mkuhn at helixresearch.com
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----- Original Message -----
From: <Jan_F_Keij at sbphrd.com>
To: cyto-inbox
Sent: Thursday, July 05, 2001 6:15 AM
Subject: boron hydride


>
> Folks,
>
> I am looking for a paper (in Cytometry?) where boron hydride was used to
> quench autofluorescence in a  BrdU application.  PubMed and OVID yield
only
> 20 hits for boron hydride so the mentioning of it must be hidden in the
> text.  Anyone remember that paper?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jan.
>




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