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222550 Sigma-Aldrich

Nile Blue chloride

Dye content 85 %

  • CAS Number 2381-85-3

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C20H20ClN3O

  • Molecular Weight 353.85

  •  Colour Index Number 51180

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3923952

  •  MDL number MFCD00011936

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24853342

  •  NACRES NA.47

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Properties

Quality Level   200
form   powder
composition   Dye content, 85%
application(s)   hematology: suitable
  histology: suitable
solubility   water: 1 mg/mL, opaque, blue to very deep blue
λmax   638 nm
Featured Industry   Diagnostic Assay Manufacturing
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   [Cl-].CC\[N+](CC)=C1/C=CC2=Nc3c(OC2=C1)cc(N)c4ccccc34
InChI   1S/C20H19N3O.ClH/c1-3-23(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;/h5-12,21H,3-4H2,1-2H3;1H
InChI key   SHXOKQKTZJXHHR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Nile blue chloride has been used to stain non-aqueous phase in fluorescence microscopy studies.

Packaging

5, 25 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Nile blue chloride is a green colored powder and is a member of oxazine group of dyes. It changes its color from blue (pH 9.4) to purple-red (11.0). Nile blue chloride has been used to detect DNA and lipids. In addition, it also helps to identify bacterial growth. Nile blue chloride also facilitates diagnosis of disease linked with amyloid accumulation.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
DJ1930000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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