Light green SF yellowish, Cytological counterstain (ab146268)

Overview

  • Product name

    Light green SF yellowish, Cytological counterstain
  • Description

    Cytological counterstain.
  • Alternative names

    • Acid Green 5
    • C.I. 42095
    • LGSF
  • Biological description

    Triarylmethane dye. Cytological counterstain that can be used as a substitute for aniline blue in Gomori′s one-step trichrome procedure. An important contrast stain component of Papanicolaou (PAP) stains.

  • CAS Number

    5141-20-8
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    N-Ethyl-N-[4-[[4-[ethyl[(3-sulfophenyl)methyl]amino]phenyl](4-sulfophenyl)methylene]-2,5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene]-3-sulfobenzenemethanaminium inner salt disodium salt
  • Molecular weight

    792.86
  • Molecular formula

    C37H34N2Na2O9S3
  • 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.

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  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Schuettauf F  et al. Administration of novel dyes for intraocular surgery: an in vivo toxicity animal study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:3573-8 (2006). Read more (PubMed: 16877431) »

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