Bromocresol green, pH indicator (ab146324)

Overview

  • Product name

    Bromocresol green, pH indicator
  • Description

    pH indicator; electrophoresis tracking dye.
  • Alternative names

    • BCG
    • Bromocresol blue
  • Biological description

    Triiphenylmethane dye used as a pH indicator. Visual transition interval: pH 3.8 (yellow) – 5.4 (blue). Also used as a tracking dye for DNA agarose gel electrophoresis.

  • CAS Number

    76-60-8
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    4,4'-(1,1-Dioxido-3H-2,1-benzoxathiol-3-ylidene)bis[2,6-dibromo-3-methylphenol]
  • Molecular weight

    698.02
  • Molecular formula

    C21H14Br4O5S
  • Storage instructions

    Store at Room Temperature. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in ethanol
  • 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:

  • Ismail F  et al. Strength of interactions between immobilized dye molecules and sol-gel matrices. Analyst 136:807-15 (2011). Read more (PubMed: 21120245) »
  • Kiyici A  et al. Ischemia-modified albumin levels in patients with end-stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis: does albumin analysis method affect albumin-adjusted ischemia-modified albumin levels? J Clin Lab Anal 24:273-7 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 20626021) »
  • O' Toole M  et al. Photometric detection in flow analysis systems using integrated PEDDs. Talanta 66:1340-4 (2005). Read more (PubMed: 18970127) »

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