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Azure A

Azure A

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Azure A is also known to be Dimethylthionine and Giemsa stain which acts as a basic cationic dye. The chemical formula and molecular weight of the mentioned organic compound is C14H14ClN3S and 291.797 g/mol, respectively. Offered compound appears to be light blue or dark blue in color and can be used while conducting screening test of mucopolysaccharides. It renders high stability but is sometimes incompatible with oxidizing agents that are highly strong in nature. When combined with silver, it find application in quantifying glycosaminoglycans that are present in agarose gels. Moreover, chromosomes can be stained inside the nucleus by using our provided Azure A.

 

Specifications of Azur A :-

  • Product Name : AZUR A for microscopy, Azure A
  • C.I. No. : 52005
  • Formula : C14H14ClN3S
  • M.W. : 291.80
  • Absorption : max. 620-634 nm(For staining cell granules, microorganisms,and other tissues.)
  • Un No. : NR
  • TARIFF : 3204 90 00
  • S : 22-24/25
  • Beilstein Registry Number : 3922287
  • MDL Number : MFCD00012112
  • Color Index Number : 52005
  • EC Number : 208-510-7
  • PubChem Substance ID : 24891073
  • Solubility : Soluble in Water
  • Storage : Store at room temperature

Applications :-

  • Azure A chloride has been used for the staining of polyacrylamide gel.
  • Used for the determination of the sulphated groups content in ploysaccharides.