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N0766 Sigma-Aldrich

Nile Blue A

certified by the Biological Stain Commission

Synonym: Basic Blue 12, Nile blue sulfate

  • CAS Number 3625-57-8

  • Linear Formula 2C20H20N3O · SO4

  • Molecular Weight 732.85

  •  Colour Index Number 51180

  •  EC Number 222-832-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00064529

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24897446

  •  NACRES NA.47

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Properties

Related Categories Cell Biology, Certified Stains & Dyes, Hematology and Histology, N, Stains & Dyes, A to Z,
Quality Level   100
grade   certified by the Biological Stain Commission
form   powder
composition   Dye content, ≥75%
application(s)   hematology: suitable
  histology: suitable
mp   >300 °C (dec.) (lit.)
Featured Industry   Diagnostic Assay Manufacturing
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   [O-]S([O-])(=O)=O.CC\[N+](CC)=C1/C=CC2=Nc3c(OC2=C1)cc(N)c4ccccc34.CC\[N+](CC)=C5/C=CC6=Nc7c(OC6=C5)cc(N)c8ccccc78
InChI   1S/2C20H19N3O.H2O4S/c2*1-3-23(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;1-5(2,3)4/h2*5-12,21H,3-4H2,1-2H3;(H2,1,2,3,4)
InChI key   QIRDPEPUXNCOLD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Nile Blue A has been used for the staining of eggs before transferring them to the hosts. It has been used for the staining of cells.

Packaging

5, 25 g in glass bottle

Features and Benefits

Used in the preparation of an amperometric glucose sensor.

Suitability

Certified for use in Lillie and Fullmer method for staining and discriminating between melanins and lipofuscins in paraffin sections of animal tissue; Lillie and Fuller method for fatty acids/lipids using frozen sections of fatty liver and avocado.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
DJ1931000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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