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B24310 Congo Red, indicator grade

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

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B24310-14 25g 44.90
B24310-22 100g 127.00
B24310-36 500g 425.00
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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°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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-H361d

May cause cancer. Suspected of damaging the unborn child.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P281-P308+P313-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

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

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