CHEBI:52334 - rhodamine B

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ChEBI Name rhodamine B
Definition An organic chloride salt having N-[9-(2-carboxyphenyl)-6-(diethylamino)-3H-xanthen-3-ylidene]-N-ethylethanaminium as the counterion. An amphoteric dye commonly used as a fluorochrome.
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Formula C28H31ClN2O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 479.01000
Monoisotopic Mass 478.202
InChI InChI=1S/C28H30N2O3.ClH/c1-5-29(6-2)19-13-15-23-25(17-19)33-26-18-20(30(7-3)8-4)14-16-24(26)27(23)21-11-9-10-12-22(21)28(31)32;/h9-18H,5-8H2,1-4H3;1H
SMILES [Cl-].CCN(CC)c1ccc2c(-c3ccccc3C(O)=O)c3ccc(cc3oc2c1)=[N+](CC)CC
Roles Classification
Application(s): fluorochrome
A fluorescent dye used to stain biological specimens.
fluorescent probe
A role played by a fluorescent molecular entity used to study the microscopic environment by fluorescence spectroscopy.
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.

(via xanthene dye )
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Outgoing rhodamine B (CHEBI:52334) has part rhodamine B(1+) (CHEBI:52896)
rhodamine B (CHEBI:52334) has role fluorescent probe (CHEBI:39442)
rhodamine B (CHEBI:52334) has role fluorochrome (CHEBI:51217)
rhodamine B (CHEBI:52334) has role histological dye (CHEBI:77178)
rhodamine B (CHEBI:52334) is a organic chloride salt (CHEBI:36094)
rhodamine B (CHEBI:52334) is a xanthene dye (CHEBI:37929)
N-[9-(2-carboxyphenyl)-6-(diethylamino)-3H-xanthen-3-ylidene]-N-ethylethanaminium chloride
Synonyms Sources
Acid Brilliant Pink B ChemIDplus
Basic Rose Extract ChemIDplus
Basic Rose Red ChemIDplus
Basic Violet 10 ChemIDplus
Basonyl Red 545 ChemIDplus
Brilliant Pink B ChemIDplus
C.I. 45170 ChEBI
Calcozine Red BX ChemIDplus
Edicol Suppa Rose BS ChemIDplus
Rheonine B ChemIDplus
Symulex Magenta F ChemIDplus
Tetraethylrhodamine ChemIDplus
Violet zasadita 10 ChemIDplus
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22746909 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
81-88-9 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
81-88-9 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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24 September 2015