CHEBI:87637 - azure A

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ChEBI Name azure A
Definition An organic chloride salt having 3-amino-7-(dimethylamino)phenothiazin-5-ium as the counterion. It is used in making azure eosin stains for blood smear staining.
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Formula C14H14ClN3S
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 291.79900
Monoisotopic Mass 291.060
InChI InChI=1S/C14H14N3S.ClH/c1-17(2)10-4-6-12-14(8-10)18-13-7-9(15)3-5-11(13)16-12;/h3-8H,15H2,1-2H3;1H/q+1;/p-1
SMILES [Cl-].CN(C)c1ccc2nc3ccc(N)cc3[s+]c2c1
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Application(s): 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.
A fluorescent dye used to stain biological specimens.
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Outgoing azure A (CHEBI:87637) has part 3-amino-7-(dimethylamino)phenothiazin-5-ium (CHEBI:87638)
azure A (CHEBI:87637) has role fluorochrome (CHEBI:51217)
azure A (CHEBI:87637) has role histological dye (CHEBI:77178)
azure A (CHEBI:87637) is a organic chloride salt (CHEBI:36094)
3-amino-7-(dimethylamino)phenothiazin-5-ium chloride
Synonyms Sources
3-Amino-7-dimethylaminophenazathionium chloride ChemIDplus
Azur A ChemIDplus
C.I. 52005 ChEBI
Dimethylthionine ChemIDplus
methylene azure A ChEBI
N,N-Dimethylthionine ChemIDplus
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3922287 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
531-53-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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24 August 2015