CHEBI:87647 - tolonium chloride

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ChEBI Name tolonium chloride
ChEBI ID CHEBI:87647
Definition An organic chloride salt having 3-amino-7-(dimethylamino)-2-methylphenothiazin-5-ium (tolonium) as the counterion. It is a blue nuclear counterstain that can be used to demonstrate Nissl substance and is also useful for staining mast cell granules, both in metachromatic and orthochromatic techniques.
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Formula C15H16ClN3S
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 305.82600
Monoisotopic Mass 305.075
InChI InChI=1S/C15H16N3S.ClH/c1-9-6-13-15(8-11(9)16)19-14-7-10(18(2)3)4-5-12(14)17-13;/h4-8H,16H2,1-3H3;1H/q+1;/p-1
InChIKey HNONEKILPDHFOL-UHFFFAOYSA-M
SMILES [Cl-].CN(C)c1ccc2nc3cc(C)c(N)cc3[s+]c2c1
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.
diagnostic agent
A substance administered to aid diagnosis of a disease.
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Outgoing tolonium chloride (CHEBI:87647) has part tolonium (CHEBI:87648)
tolonium chloride (CHEBI:87647) has role diagnostic agent (CHEBI:33295)
tolonium chloride (CHEBI:87647) has role fluorochrome (CHEBI:51217)
tolonium chloride (CHEBI:87647) has role histological dye (CHEBI:77178)
tolonium chloride (CHEBI:87647) is a organic chloride salt (CHEBI:36094)
IUPAC Name
3-amino-7-(dimethylamino)-2-methylphenothiazin-5-ium chloride
INNs Sources
chlorure de tolonium ChemIDplus
cloruro de tolonio ChemIDplus
tolonii chloridum ChemIDplus
tolonium chloride ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
3-Amino-7-(dimethylamino)-2-(methylphenazathionium) chloride ChemIDplus
basic blue 17 ChEBI
Blutene chloride ChemIDplus
C.I. 52040 ChEBI
C.I. 925 ChemIDplus
C.I. Basic Blue 17 ChemIDplus
Dimethyltoluthionine chloride ChemIDplus
toloni chloridum ChemIDplus
Toluidene Blue O Chloride ChemIDplus
Toluidinblau ChemIDplus
toluidine blue ChEBI
toluidine blue O ChEBI
Manual Xref Database
Tolonium_chloride Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
3580048 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
92-31-9 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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25 August 2015