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Lucifer Yellow CH dilithium salt

fluorescent stain

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Synonym(s):
6-Amino-2,3-dihydro-1,3-dioxo-2-hydrazinocarbonylamino-1H-benz[d,e]isoquinoline-5,8-disulfonic acid dilithium salt
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C13H9Li2N5O9S2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
457.25
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
4644601
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.47

Quality Level

form

powder

color

faint orange to very dark orange

solubility

H2O: 1 mg/mL

fluorescence

λex 428 nm; λem 540 nm in H2O

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

[Li+].[Li+].NNC(=O)NN1C(=O)c2cc(cc3c(N)c(cc(C1=O)c23)S([O-])(=O)=O)S([O-])(=O)=O

InChI

1S/C13H11N5O9S2.2Li/c14-10-5-1-4(28(22,23)24)2-6-9(5)7(3-8(10)29(25,26)27)12(20)18(11(6)19)17-13(21)16-15;;/h1-3H,14-15H2,(H2,16,17,21)(H,22,23,24)(H,25,26,27);;/q;2*+1/p-2

InChI key

RPKCZJYDUKVMGF-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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General description

Lucifer Yellow CH is the hydrazine (-NH-CO-NH-NH2) form of the dye compared to Lucifer Yellow VS, which is the vinyl sulfone (-Ph-SO2-CH=CH2) form. Lucifer Yellow CH dilithium salt is a fluorescent dye(1) comprising of amino, sulfo and phenyl-N-hydrazinocarbonylamino substituents on the naphthalimide chromophore. The hydrophilic nature of Lucifer yellow CH underlies its numerous applications as a stain of living cells and tissues.

Application

Lucifer yellow CH has been used to stain nerve cells and to demonstrate electrical coupling between hamster oocytes and cumulous cells during meiotic maturation in vivo and in vitro.
Lucifer Yellow CH is mainly used as a tracer dye and useful in marking nerve cells.
A highly fluorescent dye, useful in marking nerve cells.

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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