Overview

  • Product name
    Biebrich scarlet
  • Description
    Azo organosulfur dye.
  • Alternative names
    • Acid Red 66
    • Biebrich scarlet sodium salt
    • Biebrich scarlet WS
    • C.I. 26905
    • Ponceau BS
    see all
  • Biological description

    Azo organosulfur dye.

Properties

  • Chemical name
    2-[(2-Hydroxy-1-naphthalenyl)azo]-5-[(4-sulfophenyl)azo]benzenesulfonic acid disodium salt
  • Molecular weight
    556.48
  • Chemical structure
    Chemical Structure
  • Molecular formula
    C22H14N4Na2O7S2
  • CAS Number
    4196-99-0
  • Storage instructions
    Store at Room Temperature. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview
    Soluble in water
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:
  • Stingley RL  et al. Metabolism of azo dyes by human skin microbiota. J Med Microbiol 59:108-14 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 19729456) »
  • Chen H  et al. Biochemical and molecular characterization of an azoreductase from Staphylococcus aureus, a tetrameric NADPH-dependent flavoprotein. Microbiology 151:1433-41 (2005). Read more (PubMed: 15870453) »
  • Chen H  et al. Molecular cloning, overexpression, purification, and characterization of an aerobic FMN-dependent azoreductase from Enterococcus faecalis. Protein Expr Purif 34:302-10 (2004). Read more (PubMed: 15003265) »
  • Kiernan JA  et al. A histochemical examination of the staining of kainate-induced neuronal degeneration by anionic dyes. Biotech Histochem 73:244-54 (1998). Read more (PubMed: 9829417) »
  • Garvey W  et al. A combined elastic, fibrin and collagen stain. Stain Technol 62:365-8 (1987). Read more (PubMed: 2448920) »

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