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573-58-0 - Congo Red, indicator grade - C.I. 22120 - B24310 - Alfa Aesar

B24310 Congo Red, indicator grade

CAS Number
573-58-0
Synonyms
C.I. 22120

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 18.54
100g 32.96
500g 102.69
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Congo Red, indicator grade

MDL
MFCD00004028
EINECS
209-358-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
C32H22N6Na2O6S2
Formula Weight
696.67
Melting point
>360°
Solubility
Soluble in water 25 g/L.

Applications

Congo red is useful for staining and visual detection of amyloid deposits. It inhibits the accumulation of the scrapie-associated, protease-resistant isoform of protein PrP without affecting the metabolism of the normal isoform.

Notes

Store away from oxidizing agents, acids, reducing agents.

Literature References

Young Hye Kim; Se Hoon Choi; Carla D'Avanzo; Matthias Hebisch; Christopher Sliwinski; Enjana Bylykbashi; Kevin J Washicosky; Justin B Klee; Oliver Brüstle; Rudolph E Tanzi; Doo Yeon Kim. A 3D human neural cell culture system for modeling Alzheimer's disease. Nature Protocols. 2015, 10 (7), 985-1006.

D P Penney; J M Powers; M Frank; C Willis; C Churukian. Analysis and testing of biological stains--the Biological Stain Commission Procedures. Biotechnic and Histochemistry. 2002, 77 (5-6), 237-275.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H350-H361

May cause cancer. Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P281-P202-P308+P313-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Use personal protective equipment as required. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,2498
Beilstein
3894858
Harmonized Tariff Code
3204.14
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
QK1400000

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