CHEBI:88168 - brilliant cresyl blue

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ChEBI Name brilliant cresyl blue
Definition An organic tetrachlorozincate salt having 3-amino-7-(diethylamino)-2-methylphenoxazin-5-ium as the counterion. Used for the staining of reticulocytes and platelets.
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Formula C34H40Cl4N6O2Zn
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 771.929
Monoisotopic Mass 768.126
InChI InChI=1S/2C17H20N3O.4ClH.Zn/c2*1-4-20(5-2)12-6-7-14-16(9-12)21-17-10-13(18)11(3)8-15(17)19-14;;;;;/h2*6-10H,4-5,18H2,1-3H3;4*1H;/q2*+1;;;;;+2/p-4
SMILES C1=2C=CC(=CC1=[O+]C3=C(N2)C=C(C(=C3)N)C)N(CC)CC.C1=2C=CC(=CC1=[O+]C3=C(N2)C=C(C(=C3)N)C)N(CC)CC.[Zn-2](Cl)(Cl)(Cl)Cl
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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 brilliant cresyl blue (CHEBI:88168) has part brilliant cresyl blue(1+) (CHEBI:88171)
brilliant cresyl blue (CHEBI:88168) has role fluorochrome (CHEBI:51217)
brilliant cresyl blue (CHEBI:88168) has role histological dye (CHEBI:77178)
brilliant cresyl blue (CHEBI:88168) is a organic tetrachlorozincate salt (CHEBI:88169)
bis[3-amino-7-(diethylamino)-2-methylphenoxazin-5-ium] tetrachlorozincate(2−)
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C.I. 51010 ChEBI
Cresyl blue ChEBI
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