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198269 Sigma-Aldrich

Erythrosin B

certified by the Biological Stain Commission, Dye content 90 %

Synonym: 2′,4′,5′,7′-Tetraiodofluorescein disodium salt, Acid Red 51, Erythrosin extra bluish, Iodoeosin

  • CAS Number 16423-68-0

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C20H6I4Na2O5

  • Molecular Weight 879.86

  •  Colour Index Number 45430

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1443945

  •  EC Number 240-474-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00144257

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24851871

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Properties

Related Categories Cell Biology, Certified Stains & Dyes, E-F, Hematology and Histology, Stains & Dyes, A to Z,
grade   certified by the Biological Stain Commission
InChI Key   RAGZEDHHTPQLAI-UHFFFAOYSA-L
composition   Dye content, 90%
absorption   λmax 525 nm

Description

Packaging

25 g in glass bottle

Application

Erythrosin B has been used as a dye in fluorescence lifetime imaging.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Erythrosin B, also called as eosin B, is a xanthene dye. It belongs to the family of fluorescein dyes. Erythrosin B is an artificial food dye that induces hyperkinesis when swallowed by susceptible children. It plays a major role in inhibiting dopamine uptake and high affinity 3H-ouabain binding and ion transport in synaptosomes from rat caudate nucleus.

Suitability

Counterstain to alum-hematoxylin.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
LM5950000
Flash Point(F) 
359.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
182 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin


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Biomedical Applications
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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