CHEBI:52169 - nile red

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ChEBI Name nile red
ChEBI ID CHEBI:52169
Definition An organic heterotetracyclic compound that is 5H-benzo[a]phenoxazin-5-one substituted at position 9 by a diethylamino group.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:90317
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Formula C20H18N2O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 318.370
Monoisotopic Mass 318.137
InChI InChI=1S/C20H18N2O2/c1-3-22(4-2)13-9-10-16-18(11-13)24-19-12-17(23)14-7-5-6-8-15(14)20(19)21-16/h5-12H,3-4H2,1-2H3
InChIKey VOFUROIFQGPCGE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES C=12C=CC(=CC1OC=3C(=N2)C4=C(C(C3)=O)C=CC=C4)N(CC)CC
Roles Classification
Application(s): fluorochrome
A fluorescent dye used to stain biological specimens.
histological dye
A dye used in microscopic or electron microscopic examination of cells and tissues to give contrast and to highlight particular features of interest, such as nuclei and cytoplasm.
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Outgoing nile red (CHEBI:52169) has role fluorochrome (CHEBI:51217)
nile red (CHEBI:52169) has role histological dye (CHEBI:77178)
nile red (CHEBI:52169) is a aromatic amine (CHEBI:33860)
nile red (CHEBI:52169) is a cyclic ketone (CHEBI:3992)
nile red (CHEBI:52169) is a organic heterotetracyclic compound (CHEBI:38163)
nile red (CHEBI:52169) is a tertiary amino compound (CHEBI:50996)
IUPAC Name
9-(diethylamino)-5H-benzo[a]phenoxazin-5-one
Registry Numbers Types Sources
279110 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
279110 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
7385-67-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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09 February 2016