CHEBI:90106 - gallocyanin

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ChEBI Name gallocyanin
Definition An organic chloride salt composed of 1-carboxy-7-(dimethylamino)-3,4-dihydroxyphenoxazin-5-ium and chloride ions in a 1:1 ratio. A histological dye used in solution with an iron alum mordant as a hematoxylin substitute in the H&E stain.
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Formula C15H13ClN2O5
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 336.728
Monoisotopic Mass 336.05130
InChI InChI=1S/C15H12N2O5.ClH/c1-17(2)7-3-4-9-11(5-7)22-14-12(16-9)8(15(20)21)6-10(18)13(14)19;/h3-6H,1-2H3,(H2-,16,18,19,20,21);1H
SMILES [Cl-].C1=2C=CC(=CC1=[O+]C3=C(N2)C(=CC(=C3O)O)C(=O)O)N(C)C
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 gallocyanin (CHEBI:90106) has part gallocyanin(1+) (CHEBI:90107)
gallocyanin (CHEBI:90106) has role fluorochrome (CHEBI:51217)
gallocyanin (CHEBI:90106) has role histological dye (CHEBI:77178)
gallocyanin (CHEBI:90106) is a organic chloride salt (CHEBI:36094)
1-carboxy-7-(dimethylamino)-3,4-dihydroxyphenoxazin-5-ium chloride
Synonyms Sources
Alizarine Navy Blue AT ChemIDplus
Anthracene Blue SWGG ChemIDplus
Brilliant Chrome Blue P ChemIDplus
C.I. 51030 ChEBI
C.I. Mordant Blue 10 ChemIDplus
Fast Violet ChemIDplus
Gallocyanine ChemIDplus
Mordant blue 10 ChEBI
Solid Violet ChemIDplus
Registry Number Type Source
1562-85-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Last Modified
27 October 2015