CHEBI:51876 - auramine O

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ChEBI Name auramine O
Definition A hydrochloride obtained by combining 4,4'-carbonimidoylbis(N,N-dimethylaniline) with one molar equivalent of hydrogen chloride. A fluorescent stain for demonstrating acid fast organisms in a method similar to the Ziehl Neelsen. It also can be used to make a fluorescent Schiff reagent.
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Formulae C17H21N3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 303.83000
Monoisotopic Mass 303.150
InChI InChI=1S/C17H21N3.ClH/c1-19(2)15-9-5-13(6-10-15)17(18)14-7-11-16(12-8-14)20(3)4;/h5-12,18H,1-4H3;1H
SMILES Cl.CN(C)c1ccc(cc1)C(=N)c1ccc(cc1)N(C)C
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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 auramine O (CHEBI:51876) has part auramine O(1+) (CHEBI:87485)
auramine O (CHEBI:51876) has role fluorochrome (CHEBI:51217)
auramine O (CHEBI:51876) has role histological dye (CHEBI:77178)
auramine O (CHEBI:51876) is a hydrochloride (CHEBI:36807)
4,4'-carbonimidoylbis(N,N-dimethylaniline) hydrochloride
bis[4-(dimethylamino)phenyl]methaniminium chloride
Synonyms Sources
(Tetramethyldiamino)diphenylketoimine hydrochloride ChemIDplus
1,1-Bis(p-dimethylaminophenyl)methylenimine hydrochloride ChEBI
4,4'-(Imidocarbonyl)bis(N,N-dimethylamine), monohydrochloride ChemIDplus
4,4'-Bis(dimethylamino)-benzhydrylidenimine hydrochloride ChemIDplus
4:4'-Bis(dimethylamino)benzophenone-imine hydrochloride ChemIDplus
Auramin ChemIDplus
Auramine Yellow ChemIDplus
Basic yellow 2 ChEBI
C.I. 41000 ChEBI
C.I. Basic Yellow 2 ChemIDplus
C.I. Basic Yellow 2, monohydrochloride ChemIDplus
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
2465-27-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
2465-27-2 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
4030061 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
4030061 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
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14 August 2015