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Brilliant Black BN

Dye content 60 %

Synonym: Food Black 1

  • CAS Number 2519-30-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C28H17N5Na4O14S4

  • Molecular Weight 867.68

  •  Colour Index Number 28440

  •  EC Number 219-746-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00078980

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24852710

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InChI Key   GMMAPXRGRVJYJY-OXYXOBGMSA-J
composition   Dye content, 60%
absorption   λmax 407 nm (2nd)
  λmax 570 nm

Description

Packaging

10 g in glass bottle

Application

Brilliant Black BN has been used:
•  in micronucleus and comet assays to evaluate its genotoxic effect.
• as a quenching agent in calcium mobilization assay.
• as a redox indicator in microbiological inhibition bioassay using Bacillus megaterium to detect tetracycline and macrolides in milk.

Biochem/physiol Actions

[4-acetamido-5-hydroxy-6-[7-sulfonato-4-(4-sulfonatophenylazo)-1-naphtylazo], also known as food black 1, belongs to the group of azo dyes. Brilliant Black BN is widely used as a food dye and pharmaceutical excipient. In addition, it also acts as an allosteric modulator of the adenosine A1 and A3 receptors and is generally used within calcium mobilization assays to reduce extracellular fluorescence.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin


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Biomedical Applications
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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References

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