o-Cresolphthalein complexon, alkaline earth metal indicator (ab146275)

Overview

  • Product name

    o-Cresolphthalein complexon, alkaline earth metal indicator
  • Description

    alkaline earth metal indicator
  • Alternative names

    • Cresol phthalexone
    • Metal phthalein
    • o-Cresolphthalein complexone
    • o-Cresolphthalexon
    • Phthalein purple
    • Xylenylphthalein-bisiminodiacetic acid
    see all
  • Biological description

    Alkaline earth metal indicator. Used for colorimetric estimation of calcium in serum.

  • CAS Number

    2411-89-4
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    N,N'-[(3-Oxo-1(3H)-isobenzofuranylidene)bis[(6-hydroxy-5-methyl-3,1-phenylene)methylene]]bis[N-(carboxymethyl)glycine
  • Molecular weight

    636.60
  • Molecular formula

    C32H32N2O12
  • 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:

  • Cohen SA & Sideman L Modification of the o-cresolphthalein complexone method for determining calcium. Clin Chem 25:1519-20 (1979). Read more (PubMed: 455710) »
  • Morin LG Direct colorimetric determination of serum calcium with o-cresolphthalein complexon. Am J Clin Pathol 61:114-7 (1974). Read more (PubMed: 4809145) »

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