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A5533 Sigma-Aldrich

Alizarin Red S

certified by the Biological Stain Commission

Synonym: 3,4-Dihydroxy-9,10-dioxo-2-anthracenesulfonic acid sodium salt, Alizarin Carmine, Alizarin Red, water soluble, Alizarin sodium monosulfonate, Alizarin sulfonate sodium, Alizarinsulfonic acid sodium salt, Sodium alizarinsulfonate

  • CAS Number 130-22-3

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C14H7NaO7S

  • Molecular Weight 342.26

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 4117090

  •  Colour Index Number 58005

  •  EC Number 204-981-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00013049

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24890988

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Properties

Related Categories A, Analytical Reagents, Analytical/Chromatography, Cell Biology, Certified Stains & Dyes,
grade   certified by the Biological Stain Commission
InChI Key   HFVAFDPGUJEFBQ-UHFFFAOYSA-M
form   powder
solubility   H2O: soluble1 mg/mL

Description

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Packaging

25 g in glass bottle

Application

• Alizarin Red S has been used for checking the calcium deposits in osteogenic culture.
• It has been used for the quantitative analyses of calcification in aortic explants.
• It has been used for mineral staining in osteoblast cultures.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Alizarin Red S is used for the staining of cartilage and bone. It reacts with calcium, thereby helping in the diagnosis of calcium deposits. It is also used to study carbohydrate–boronic acid interactions.

Suitability

Certified for use in Dahl′s method for calcium

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
CB1095300

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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