HEXAMETHYLDISILAZANE (HMDS) For fast preparation of soft insect tissues, also bacteria and some other "hardy" specimens in lieu of CPD.
F.W. 161.40 B.P. 126.7 deg. C.
Method: After complete dehydration up to 2 changes in abs. ethanol, treat specimens for 10min. in 1:1 ethanol : HMDS and then 3x10 minutes in pure HMDS. Dry specimen on filter paper in a glass petri dish with lid ajar within a fume hood.
Slower drying by refrigerating the Petri dish overnight (and warm up before opening to avoid condensation) may be beneficial with sensitive specimens.
Int.J.Insect.Morph.Embryol., 12(4),201 (1983); Stain Tech., 58(6),347 (1983)
Store at room temperature
Ordering schedule: April, August, November.
We order from this manufacturer at the beginning of these months, for delivery to our warehouse after 4-6 weeks.
|Code||Title||Pack Size||Availability||Price||Updated: 25-05-2022|
|C108||Hexamethyldisilazane (DG)||100mL||See above||AU $104.00|