CHEBI:82535 - Sudan III

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ChEBI Name Sudan III
Definition A bis(azo) compound that is 2-naphthol substituted at position 1 by a 4-{[(2-methylphenyl)diazenyl]phenyl}diazenyl group. A fat-soluble dye predominantly used for demonstrating triglycerides in frozen sections, but which may also stain some protein bound lipids in paraffin sections.
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Formula C22H16N4O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 352.389
Monoisotopic Mass 352.132
InChI InChI=1S/C22H16N4O/c27-21-15-10-16-6-4-5-9-20(16)22(21)26-25-19-13-11-18(12-14-19)24-23-17-7-2-1-3-8-17/h1-15,27H
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): carcinogenic agent
A role played by a chemical compound which is known to induce a process of carcinogenesis by corrupting normal cellular pathways, leading to the acquistion of tumoral capabilities.
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 Sudan III (CHEBI:82535) has functional parent 2-naphthol (CHEBI:10432)
Sudan III (CHEBI:82535) has role carcinogenic agent (CHEBI:50903)
Sudan III (CHEBI:82535) has role fluorochrome (CHEBI:51217)
Sudan III (CHEBI:82535) has role histological dye (CHEBI:77178)
Sudan III (CHEBI:82535) is a azobenzenes (CHEBI:22682)
Sudan III (CHEBI:82535) is a bis(azo) compound (CHEBI:48960)
Sudan III (CHEBI:82535) is a naphthols (CHEBI:25392)
Synonyms Sources
1-(4-(Phenylazo)phenylazo)-2-naphthol ChemIDplus
Benzeneazobenzeneazo-beta-naphthol ChemIDplus
C.I. 26100 ChEBI
Solvent red 23 ChEBI
Sudan 3 ChemIDplus
Sudan red BK ChEBI
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
85-86-9 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
85-86-9 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
931185 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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Last Modified
05 July 2016