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206342 Sigma-Aldrich

Celestine blue

Dye content 80 %

Synonym: Mordant Blue 14

  • CAS Number 1562-90-9

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C17H18ClN3O4

  • Molecular Weight 363.80

  •  Colour Index Number 51050

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3830911

  •  EC Number 216-346-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00011927

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24852395

  •  NACRES NA.47

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Properties

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InChI Key   VXAFJUDTZSMEFN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
composition   Dye content, 80%
mp   227-230 °C
λmax   642 nm

Description

Packaging

5, 25 g in glass bottle

Application

May be substituted for hematoxylin in hematoxylin and eosin procedures.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Celestine blue (CB) is an oxazine dye and is used in combination with the alum hematoxylin, as a nuclear stain. It gives good nuclear definition and is resistant to strong acid dyes. Celestine blue is commonly used for routine staining of fixed sections. It has been used as a new electroactive indicator in DNA biosensors.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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