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Trypan Blue

Dye content 60 %

Synonym: Direct blue 14

  • CAS Number 72-57-1

  • Linear Formula C34H24N6O14S4Na4

  • Molecular Weight 960.81

  •  Colour Index Number 23850

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 4360496

  •  EC Number 200-786-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00003969

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24858268

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InChI Key   GLNADSQYFUSGOU-UHFFFAOYSA-J
form   powder
composition   Dye content, 60%
mp   >300 °C(lit.)
solubility   H2O: 1 mg/mL
absorption   extinction/603-607 nm, methanol 60000
  λmax 607 nm
Gene Information   human ... PTPN1(5770), PTPRF(5792)

Description

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle

Application

Trypan blue has been used as a dye in trypan blue exclusion assay/cell viability assay to detect dead cells.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Trypan blue is a blue acid dye that contains two azo chromophores. It is a large, hydrophilic, tetrasulfonated anionic dye. It is also used to screen the cytotoxic properties of plant extracts. In addition, trypan blue is used for staining epiretinal membranes during vitrectomy surgery.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3077 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
QJ6475000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin


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Biomedical Applications
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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