2,6-Dichloroindophenol sodium salt, blue redox indicator dye (ab146389)

Overview

  • Product name

    2,6-Dichloroindophenol sodium salt, blue redox indicator dye
  • Description

    Blue redox indicator dye used for the determination of Vitamin C (ascorbic acid).
  • Alternative names

    • 2,6-DCIP
    • 2,6-Dichloro-N-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-1,4-benzoquinoneimine sodium salt
    • 2,6-Dichlorobenzenone-indophenol sodium salt
    • 2,6-Dichlorophenolin
    • 2,6-Dichlorophenolindophenol sodium salt hydrate
    • DCIP
    • DPIP
    • Sodium 2,6-dichloroindophenolate
    • Tillman's reagent
    see all
  • Biological description

    Blue redox indicator dye used for the determination of Vitamin C (ascorbic acid), which when Vitamin C is present reduces to a colorless hydroxy compound. May be used as an electron acceptor and to stain glutathione reductase electrophoresis gels. Also known as Tillman's reagent.

  • CAS Number

    620-45-1
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    2,6-Dichloro-4-[(4-hydroxyphenyl)imino]-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-one sodium salt
  • Molecular weight

    290.08
  • Molecular formula

    C12H6Cl12NNaO2
  • Storage instructions

    Store at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • 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:

  • Qiu J  et al. Development of square wave voltammetry method for the assessment of organophosphorus compound impact on the cholinesterase of Pheretima with 2,6-dichloroindophenol as a redox indicator. Chemosphere 77:129-32 (2009). Read more (PubMed: 19487014) »
  • Nakamura H  et al. A simple and highly repeatable colorimetric toxicity assay method using 2,6-dichlorophenolindophenol as the redox color indicator and whole eukaryote cells. Anal Bioanal Chem 389:835-40 (2007). Read more (PubMed: 17717645) »
  • Auer BL  et al. The effect of ascorbic acid ingestion on the biochemical and physicochemical risk factors associated with calcium oxalate kidney stone formation. Clin Chem Lab Med 36:143-7 (1998). Read more (PubMed: 9589801) »

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