Lanthanum(III) nitrate

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Contrastant, EM-Stain

Lanthanum(III) nitrate hexahydrate
Formula : La(NO3)3 · 6 H2O
PM , MW  433,01
CAS No. [10277-43-7]
Soluble in water.

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Lanthanum(III) nitrate

Rare earth salts, lanthanide family, used as a contrast agent in electron microscopy.

  • It is used to label and trace extra- or pericellular spaces (on sections or combined with a fixative).
  • It can be mixed with an aldehyde fixative (see protocols).

Also effective in negative staining for 1 to 2 minutes (more details in the protocol).


Technical documents, protocols, and applications are currently being revised; they will be available online soon.

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