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Alfa Aesar™ Thiazolyl Blue tetrazolium bromide, 98%

$66.50 - $203.19

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 298-93-1
Molecular Formula C18H16BrN5S
Formula Weight 414.33
MDL Number MFCD00011964
Beilstein 3825277
Synonym 3-(4,5-Dimethyl-2-thiazolyl)-2,5-diphenyl-2H-tetrazolium bromide; MTT
Chemical Name or Material Thiazolyl Blue tetrazolium bromide
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Specifications

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

298-93-1
414.33
3825277
Thiazolyl Blue tetrazolium bromide
C18H16BrN5S
MFCD00011964
3-(4,5-Dimethyl-2-thiazolyl)-2,5-diphenyl-2H-tetrazolium bromide; MTT

Specifications

Odorless
1g
C18H16BrN5S
MFCD00011964
3-(4,5-Dimethyl-2-thiazolyl)-2,5-diphenyl-2H-tetrazolium bromide; MTT
98%
≈195°C
298-93-1
414.33
3825277
Thiazolyl Blue tetrazolium bromide

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