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Chicago Sky Blue 6B

powder

Synonym: Direct Blue 1, Pontamine sky blue

  • CAS Number 2610-05-1

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C34H24N6Na4O16S4

  • Molecular Weight 992.80

  •  Colour Index Number 24410

  •  EC Number 220-026-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00004020

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24893095

  •  NACRES NA.47

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Properties

Related Categories C, Cell Biology, Cell Signaling and Neuroscience, Excitatory Amino Acids, Hematology and Histology,
form   powder
composition   Dye content, ~80%
solubility   H2O: 1 mg/mL
SMILES string   [Na+].[Na+].[Na+].[Na+].COc1cc(ccc1\N=N\c2ccc3c(cc(c(N)c3c2O)S([O-])(=O)=O)S([O-])(=O)=O)-c4ccc(\N=N\c5ccc6c(cc(c(N)c6c5O)S([O-])(=O)=O)S([O-])(=O)=O)c(OC)c4
InChI   1S/C34H28N6O16S4.4Na/c1-55-23-11-15(3-7-19(23)37-39-21-9-5-17-25(57(43,44)45)13-27(59(49,50)51)31(35)29(17)33(21)41)16-4-8-20(24(12-16)56-2)38-40-22-10-6-18-26(58(46,47)48)14-28(60(52,53)54)32(36)30(18)34(22)42;;;;/h3-14,41-42H,35-36H2,1-2H3,(H,43,44,45)(H,46,47,48)(H,49,50,51)(H,52,53,54);;;;/q;4*+1/p-4/b39-37+,40-38+;;;;
InChI key   BPHHNXJPFPEJOF-GPTZEZBUSA-J

Description

Application

Chicago Sky Blue 6B is a counterstain for background autofluorescence in fluorescence and immunofluorescence histochemistry. It has also been used as a filling in glass pipette electrodes for electrophysiological recordings in the brain sections of rats.

Packaging

25 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Chicago Sky Blue 6B is a large organic acid, structurally related to glutamate, that is a potent and efficient competitive inhibitor of vesicular glutamate uptake.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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