CHEBI:88014 - Sudan IV

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ChEBI Name Sudan IV
Definition A bis(azo) compound that is 2-naphthol substituted at position 1 by a {2-methyl-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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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:82531
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Formula C24H20N4O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 380.443
Monoisotopic Mass 380.164
InChI InChI=1S/C24H20N4O/c1-16-7-3-6-10-21(16)26-25-19-12-13-22(17(2)15-19)27-28-24-20-9-5-4-8-18(20)11-14-23(24)29/h3-15,29H,1-2H3
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): 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.
A fluorescent dye used to stain biological specimens.
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Outgoing Sudan IV (CHEBI:88014) has functional parent 2-naphthol (CHEBI:10432)
Sudan IV (CHEBI:88014) has role carcinogenic agent (CHEBI:50903)
Sudan IV (CHEBI:88014) has role fluorochrome (CHEBI:51217)
Sudan IV (CHEBI:88014) has role histological dye (CHEBI:77178)
Sudan IV (CHEBI:88014) is a azobenzenes (CHEBI:22682)
Sudan IV (CHEBI:88014) is a bis(azo) compound (CHEBI:48960)
Sudan IV (CHEBI:88014) is a naphthols (CHEBI:25392)
Synonyms Sources
1-(2-Methyl-4-(2-methylphenylazo)phenylazo)-2-naphthol ChemIDplus
1-(4-o-Tolylazo-o-tolylazo)-2-naphthol ChemIDplus
1-[2-[2-Methyl-4-[2-(2-methylphenyl)diazenyl]phenyl]diazenyl]-2-naphthalenol KEGG COMPOUND
2',3-Dimethyl-4-(2-hydroxynaphthylazo)azobenzene ChemIDplus
Biebrich scarlet R ChEBI
C.I. 26105 ChEBI
C.I. Solvent Red 24 ChemIDplus
scarlet R ChEBI
scarlet red ChEBI
scharlach R ChEBI
solvent red 24 ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
3543 DrugCentral
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
709018 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
85-83-6 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
85-83-6 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Last Modified
22 February 2017