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N0766

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Nile Blue A

certified by the Biological Stain Commission

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Synonym(s):
Basic Blue 12, Nile blue sulfate
Linear Formula:
2C20H20N3O · SO4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
732.85
Colour Index Number:
51180
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.47

grade

certified by the Biological Stain Commission

form

powder

composition

Dye content, ≥75%

mp

>300 °C (dec.) (lit.)

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

[O-]S([O-])(=O)=O.CC\[N+](CC)=C1/C=CC2=Nc3c(OC2=C1)cc(N)c4ccccc34.CC\[N+](CC)=C5/C=CC6=Nc7c(OC6=C5)cc(N)c8ccccc78

InChI

1S/2C20H19N3O.H2O4S/c2*1-3-23(4-2)13-9-10-17-18(11-13)24-19-12-16(21)14-7-5-6-8-15(14)20(19)22-17;1-5(2,3)4/h2*5-12,21H,3-4H2,1-2H3;(H2,1,2,3,4)

InChI key

QIRDPEPUXNCOLD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Sigma-Aldrich

N0766

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Sigma-Aldrich

N3013

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Sigma-Aldrich

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form

powder

form

powder

form

powder

form

powder

composition

Dye content, ≥75%

composition

-

composition

Dye content, ≥50%

composition

Dye content, 90%

mp

>300 °C (dec.) (lit.)

mp

203-205 °C (lit.)

mp

-

mp

>240 °C (dec.) (lit.)

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

storage temp.

room temp

storage temp.

room temp

storage temp.

room temp

storage temp.

room temp

Application

Nile Blue A has been used for the staining of eggs before transferring them to the hosts. It has been used for the staining of cells.

Features and Benefits

Used in the preparation of an amperometric glucose sensor.

Suitability

Certified for use in Lillie and Fullmer method for staining and discriminating between melanins and lipofuscins in paraffin sections of animal tissue; Lillie and Fuller method for fatty acids/lipids using frozen sections of fatty liver and avocado.

Storage Class Code

11;13 - Combustible Solids;Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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