Bromocresol green sodium salt, electrophoresis tracking dye (ab146289)

Overview

  • Product name

    Bromocresol green sodium salt, electrophoresis tracking dye
  • Description

    pH indicator; electrophoresis tracking dye.
  • Alternative names

    • BCG sodium salt
    • sodium alpha-(3,5-dibromo-2-methyl-4-oxo-2,5-cyclohexadienylidene)-alpha-(3,5-dibromo-4-hydroxyphenyl)toluenesulfonate
  • Biological description

    Triphenylmethane 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

    62625-32-5
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Molecular weight

    482.60
  • Molecular formula

    C27H34N2O4S
  • Storage instructions

    Store at Room Temperature. Store under desiccating conditions. 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:

  • Jilly BJ  et al. Rapid glutamic acid decarboxylase test for identification of Bacteroides and Clostridium spp. J Clin Microbiol 19:592-3 (1984). Read more (PubMed: 6376535) »

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