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T8877 Sigma-Aldrich

2,3,5-Triphenyltetrazolium chloride

≥98.0% (HPLC)

Synonym: TPTZ, TTZ, Tetrazolium Red

  • CAS Number 298-96-4

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C19H15ClN4

  • Molecular Weight 334.80

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 3923356

  •  EC Number 206-071-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00011963

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900566

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Properties

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InChI Key   PKDBCJSWQUOKDO-UHFFFAOYSA-M
assay   ≥98.0% (HPLC)
form   powder
color   faintly yellow
solubility   H2O: 50 mg/mL
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Packaging

5, 10, 25, 50, 100 g in poly bottle

Application

2,3,5-Triphenyltetrazolium chloride has been used to stain heart tissue to measure the extent of acute lesion. It has also been used to stain brain tissue to check the size of infarct area.

General description

2,3,5-Triphenyltetrazolium chloride is a colorless water-soluble dye. In the mitochondria of living cells, it is reduced to a deep red, water-insoluble compound (formazan). 2,3,5-Triphenyltetrazolium chloride helps to distinguish between viable and infarcted brain tissue after stroke.

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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 
XF8100000

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