Passive Clearing Kit

Our Passive Clearing Kit:

  • Preserves Fluorescent Proteins (FP)
  • Stains easily with a broad range of colors due to lack of autofluorescence
  • Compatible with MAP (Ku, Nature Biotechnology, 2016)
New to tissue clearing?

Try the most versatile passive clearing method there is with our simple and reliable kit that includes everything you need! The bundle includes all the ready-made solutions to preserve, clear, and index-match your samples with ease for 3-D imaging and analysis.

We offer two different kit sizes:

  • 250 mL Kit: 250 mL SHIELD (preserve 8 mouse brains), 250 mL Passive Clearing Buffer, 250 mL EasyIndex
  • 500 mL Kit: 500 mL SHIELD (preserve 16 mouse brains), 500 mL Passive Clearing Buffer, 500 mL EasyIndex

Once you have some experience with passive clearing, drastically increase your clearing speed and sample throughput by upgrading to electrophoretic clearing with SmartClear II Pro. To learn more about the benefits of active clearing and active labeling using LifeCanvas products, refer here.


Optical Clearing Solution

EasyIndex is ideal for:

  • Cleared tissues using aqueous-based methods and others
  • Immunolabeled tissues

Our 500 mL bottle can be used for up to 12 whole mouse brains or 200+ 1 mm-thick tissue sections! With our early adopter and academic lab discount, EasyIndex is the most economical option guaranteeing best RI matching results (RI=1.46).

SmartClear II System Buffers

The Eco-Friendly Duo

Save Time, Money, Samples, and the Earth

Our 2nd-generation buffers allow you to process up to 24 mouse brain hemispheres (or equivalent size samples) over the span of 10 days. In addition, it prevents tissue browning, bubble formation, and tissue damage. This new buffer system will substantially save your time, money, and samples while protecting the environment, too!