33129 Fluka

Dimethyl yellow


Synonym: 4-(Dimethylamino)azobenzene, N,N-Dimethyl-4-(phenylazo)aniline, Butter yellow, Methyl yellow

  • CAS Number 60-11-7

  • Linear Formula C6H5N=NC6H4N(CH3)2

  • Molecular Weight 225.29

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 746016

  •  Colour Index Number 11020

  •  EC Number 200-455-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00008308

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24859947



Related Categories Analytical Reagents, Analytical/Chromatography, Indicators, Indicators for non-aqueous titration, Non-aqueous Titration Reagents,
grade   indicator
visual transition interval   2.9 - 4.0, red to yellow
mp   111 °C (dec.)(lit.)
suitability   complies for TLC
  complies for change


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Stabilization of resveratrol in blood circulation by conjugation to mPEG and mPEG-PLA polymers: investigation of conjugate linker and polymer composition on stability, metabolism, antioxidant activity and pharmacokinetic profile. Siddalingappa B, Benson HA, Brown DH, et al. PLoS ONE 10(3), e0118824, (2015)


Two homeopathic remedies used intermittently provide additional protective effects against hepatotoxicity induced by carcinogens in mice. Bhattacharjee N and Khuda-Bukhsh AR J. Acupunct. Meridian Stud. 5(4), 166-75, (2012)


[Parasitic factor and cancer]. Khamidullin RI, Aglullin IR, Rakhmanin IuA, et al. Gig. Sanit. (6), 8-11, (2011)


4‑Dimethylaminoazobenzene. Rep. Carcinog. 12, 167-8, (2011)


Lensless CCD-based fluorometer using a micromachined optical Söller collimator. Balsam J, Ossandon M, Kostov Y, et al. Lab Chip 11(5), 941-9, (2011)


The application of β-cyclodextrin derivative functionalized aligned carbon nanotubes for electrochemically DNA sensing via host-guest recognition. Yang L, Xu Y, Wang X, et al. Anal. Chim. Acta 689(1), 39-46, (2011)


A simple "molecular beacon"-based fluorescent sensing strategy for sensitive and selective detection of mercury (II). Xu H, Zhu X, Ye H, et al. Chem. Commun. (Camb.) 47(44), 12158-60, (2011)


Extra- and intracellular imaging of human matrix metalloprotease 11 (hMMP-11) with a cell-penetrating FRET substrate. Meyer BS and Rademann J J. Biol. Chem. 287(45), 37857-67, (2012)


Probing Y-shaped DNA structure with time-resolved FRET. Chatterjee S, Lee JB, Valappil NV, et al. Nanoscale 4(5), 1568-71, (2012)


Development and validation of rapid disequilibrium enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays for the detection of Methyl Yellow and Rhodamine B dyes in foods. Oplatowska M and Elliott CT Analyst 136(11), 2403-10, (2011)


Fast liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry determination of cannabinoids in micro volume blood samples after dabsyl derivatization. Lacroix C and Saussereau E J. Chromatogr. B. Analyt. Technol. Biomed. Life Sci. 905, 85-95, (2012)


Highly sensitive optical biosensor for thrombin based on structure switching aptamer-luminescent silica nanoparticles. Babu E, Mareeswaran PM, and Rajagopal S J. Fluoresc. 23(1), 137-46, (2013)


A new electrochemical biosensor for DNA detection based on molecular recognition and lead sulfide nanoparticles. Fan H, Zhao K, Lin Y, et al. Anal. Biochem. 419(2), 168-72, (2011)


Tunable one-, two-, and three-dimensional self-assemblies from an acceptor-donor fullerene-N,N-dimethylaminoazobenzene dyad: interfacial geometry and temporal evolution. Kumar KS and Patnaik A Langmuir 27(17), 11017-25, (2011)


Elemental alteration, iron overloading and metallothionein induction in experimental hepatocarcinogenesis: a free radical-mediated process? Mishra D, Sudarshan M, and Chakraborty A Toxicol. Lett. 203(1), 40-7, (2011)


Membrane topology of the colicin E1 channel using genetically encoded fluorescence. Ho D, Lugo MR, Lomize AL, et al. Biochemistry 50(22), 4830-42, (2011)


Edible oil adulterants, argemone oil and butter yellow, as aetiological factors for gall bladder cancer. Mishra V, Mishra M, Ansari KM, et al. Eur. J. Cancer 48(13), 2075-85, (2012)


Lysine-directed staining of proteins for MS-based analyses. Yasui MT, Mata-Gómez MA, and Winkler R Electrophoresis 34(3), 401-4, (2013)


DFT study of the interaction between the conjugated fluorescein and dabcyl system, using fluorescene quenching method. Alvarado-González M, Gallo M, Lopez-Albarran P, et al. J. Mol. Model. 18(9), 4113-20, (2012)


Construction of a 'turn-on' fluorescent probe system for His-tagged proteins. Murata A, Arai S, Yoon SI, et al. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 20(23), 6905-8, (2010)


A fluorogenic phospholipid for the detection of lysosomal phospholipase A2 activity. Abe A, Rzepecki PW, and Shayman JA Anal. Biochem. 434(1), 78-83, (2013)


Mechanism of antisense oligonucleotide interaction with natural RNAs. Serikov R, Petyuk V, Vorobijev Y, et al. J. Biomol. Struct. Dyn. 29(1), 27-50, (2011)


Direct and continuous fluorescence-based measurements of Pyrococcus horikoshii DNA N-6 adenine methyltransferase activity. Maynard-Smith MD, McKelvie JC, Wood RJ, et al. Anal. Biochem. 418(2), 204-12, (2011)


Role of ErbB2 mediated AKT and MAPK pathway in gall bladder cell proliferation induced by argemone oil and butter yellow. Argemone oil and butter yellow induced gall bladder cell proliferation. Mishra V, Ansari KM, Khanna R, et al. Cell Biol. Toxicol. 28(3), 149-59, (2012)


Spectrophotometric determination of bacitracin in bulk drug as dabsyl derivative in a range of visible light. Krzek J and Piotrowska J Acta Pol. Pharm. 68(6), 853-8, (2011)


Anti-carcinogenic potentials of a plant extract (Hydrastis canadensis): I. Evidence from in vivo studies in mice (Mus musculus). Karmakar SR, Biswas SJ, and Khuda-Bukhsh AR Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev. 11(2), 545-51, (2010)


Merck 14,3229

Beil. 16,IV,448

Aldrich MSDS 1, 1325:A / Corp MSDS 1 (2), 2464:D / IR-Spectra (2), 1263:D / IR-Spectra (3), 1452:G / RegBook 1 (2), 2737:H / Sax 6, 1188 / Stains and Dyes Ref, 472 / Structure Index 1, 432:C:6

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