Alcian blue 8GX, dark blue powder


Synonyms: C.I. 74240C.N. AnAn-6Ingrain Blue 1Alcian blue 8 GX

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Alcian blue 8GX, dark blue powder
Alcian blue 8 GX

Alcian Blue 8GX is a cationic dye used to quantitatively determine glycosaminoglycans by forming insoluble complexes in solution.

Alcian Blue 8GX can be used to determine proteins based on their Resonance Light Scattering by strongly enhancing the signals. It is useful as a bacterial stain, and as a dye for histiocytes and fibroblasts. Alcian Blue 8GX is used as a heteroglycan stain for neutral, sulfated and phosphated mucopolysaccharides and glycosaminoglycans in tissues such as cartilage and extracellular matrices.

Soluble in absolute ethanol, cellosolve, ethylene glycol, water (8 mg/ml) or ethanol (1 mg/ml); practically insoluble in xylene

Caution: Research Use Only (RUO).

Formula: C₅₆H₆₈Cl₄CuN₁₆S₄
MW: 1298.86 g/mol
Storage Temperature: Ambient
MDL Number: MFCD00010720
CAS Number: 33864-99-2

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UV/VIS: λmax (water) 620 - 630 nm

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