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Alfa Aesar™ Thiazolyl Blue tetrazolium bromide, 98%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ L1193906

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Catalog No. AAL1193906



Description

Description

Applications
Used in measurement of cell proliferation. Produces a yellowish solution that is converted to dark blue, water-insoluble MTT formazan by mitochondrial dehydrogenases of living cells.Thiazolyl Blue tetrazolium bromide is a dye used in measurement of cell proliferation. It is used as a direct indicator of cytotoxicity (such as for screening cancer drugs) and apoptosis. As an electron acceptor, it is utilized for studying nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADP)-dependent dehydrogenases.

Solubility
Soluble in water, ethanol, 2-methoxyethanol and phosphate buffered saline.

Notes
Light, air and moisture sensitive. Store in a cool place. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Specifications

Specifications

Thiazolyl Blue tetrazolium bromide
~195°C
298-93-1
MFCD00011964
thiazolyl blue, thiazolyl blue tetrazolium bromide, mmt tetrazolium, methylthiazoletetrazolium, mtt, thiazolyl blue monotetrazolium, thiazole blue, 3-4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide, mtt van, unii-euy85h477i
CC1=C(SC(=N1)[N+]2=NC(=NN2C3=CC=CC=C3)C4=CC=CC=C4)C.[Br-]
414.325
CHEBI:53233
98%
Odorless
5g
C18H16BrN5S
3825277
AZKSAVLVSZKNRD-UHFFFAOYSA-M
2-(3,5-diphenyltetrazol-2-ium-2-yl)-4,5-dimethyl-1,3-thiazole;bromide
64965
414.33

Chemical Identifiers

298-93-1
414.325
AZKSAVLVSZKNRD-UHFFFAOYSA-M
64965
2-(3,5-diphenyltetrazol-2-ium-2-yl)-4,5-dimethyl-1,3-thiazole;bromide
C18H16BrN5S
MFCD00011964
thiazolyl blue, thiazolyl blue tetrazolium bromide, mmt tetrazolium, methylthiazoletetrazolium, mtt, thiazolyl blue monotetrazolium, thiazole blue, 3-4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl-2,5-diphenyltetrazolium bromide, mtt van, unii-euy85h477i
CHEBI:53233
CC1=C(SC(=N1)[N+]2=NC(=NN2C3=CC=CC=C3)C4=CC=CC=C4)C.[Br-]
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Warning

RTECSNumber : XF8060000

TSCA : TSCA

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