CHEBI:87358 - alizarin red S

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ChEBI Name alizarin red S
ChEBI ID CHEBI:87358
Definition An organic sodium salt having 3,4-dihydroxy-9,10-dioxo-9,10-dihydroanthracene-2-sulfonate as the counterion. It is commonly used to stain embryo skeletons in cleared whole mounts, usually of small mammals.
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Formula C14H7NaO7S
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 342.25600
Monoisotopic Mass 341.981
InChI InChI=1S/C14H8O7S.Na/c15-11-6-3-1-2-4-7(6)12(16)10-8(11)5-9(22(19,20)21)13(17)14(10)18;/h1-5,17-18H,(H,19,20,21);/q;+1/p-1
InChIKey HFVAFDPGUJEFBQ-UHFFFAOYSA-M
SMILES [Na+].Oc1c(O)c2C(=O)c3ccccc3C(=O)c2cc1S([O-])(=O)=O
Roles Classification
Application(s): 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 alizarin red S (CHEBI:87358) has part 3,4-dihydroxy-9,10-dioxo-9,10-dihydroanthracene-2-sulfonate (CHEBI:87361)
alizarin red S (CHEBI:87358) has role histological dye (CHEBI:77178)
alizarin red S (CHEBI:87358) is a organic sodium salt (CHEBI:38700)
alizarin red S (CHEBI:87358) is a organosulfonate salt (CHEBI:64382)
IUPAC Name
sodium 3,4-dihydroxy-9,10-dioxo-9,10-dihydroanthracene-2-sulfonate
Synonyms Sources
9,10-Dihydro-3,4-dihydroxy-9,10-dioxo-2-anthracenesulfonic acid monosodium salt ChemIDplus
Acid Red Alizarine ChemIDplus
Alizarin ChEBI
Alizarin carmine ChEBI
Alizarin-3-sulfonate sodium salt ChemIDplus
Alizarine Red S sodium salt ChemIDplus
Alizarine S ChemIDplus
C.I. 58005 ChEBI
mordant red 3 ChEBI
Sodium 3,4-dihydroxyanthraquinone-2-sulfonate ChemIDplus
Sodium alizarin-3-sulfonate ChemIDplus
Sodium alizarinesulfonate ChemIDplus
Registry Numbers Types Sources
130-22-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
07 August 2015