CHEBI:37926 - fluorescein isothiocyanate

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ChEBI Name fluorescein isothiocyanate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:37926
Definition An oxaspiro compound that is an isothiocyanato derivative of fluorescein. It exists as two isomers, with the isothiocyanato group located at either the 5- or 6-position.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): hapten
Any substance capable of eliciting an immune response only when attached to a large carrier such as a protein. Examples include dinitrophenols; oligosaccharides; peptides; and heavy metals.
antigen
Any substance that stimulates an immune response in the body, such as through antibody production or by presentation to a T-cell receptor after binding to a major histocompability complex (MHC).
Application(s): fluorochrome
A fluorescent dye used to stain biological specimens.
fluorescent dye

fluorescent probe
A role played by a fluorescent molecular entity used to study the microscopic environment by fluorescence spectroscopy.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing fluorescein isothiocyanate (CHEBI:37926) has functional parent fluorescein (CHEBI:31624)
fluorescein isothiocyanate (CHEBI:37926) has role antigen (CHEBI:59132)
fluorescein isothiocyanate (CHEBI:37926) has role fluorescent dye (CHEBI:51121)
fluorescein isothiocyanate (CHEBI:37926) has role fluorescent probe (CHEBI:39442)
fluorescein isothiocyanate (CHEBI:37926) has role fluorochrome (CHEBI:51217)
fluorescein isothiocyanate (CHEBI:37926) has role hapten (CHEBI:59174)
fluorescein isothiocyanate (CHEBI:37926) is a oxaspiro compound (CHEBI:37948)
Incoming fluorescein 5-isothiocyanate (CHEBI:37918) is a fluorescein isothiocyanate (CHEBI:37926)
fluorescein 6-isothiocyanate (CHEBI:37928) is a fluorescein isothiocyanate (CHEBI:37926)
IUPAC Name
3',6'-dihydroxy-4-isothiocyanato-3H-spiro[2-benzofuran-1,9'-xanthen]-3-one
Synonyms Sources
3',6'-Dihydroxy-5(or 6)-isothiocyanatospiro(isobenzofuran-1(3H),9'-(9H)xanthene)-3-one ChemIDplus
FITC ChemIDplus
fluorescein isothiocyanate ChemIDplus
Fluoreszeinisothiocyanat ChEBI
Registry Numbers Types Sources
1407295 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
27072-45-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
25 July 2013