Methylene Blue

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Methylene Blue | CAS No. 61-73-4 | Histology Stains
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Description: Biological stain

Chemical Name: 3,7-bis(Dimethylamino)phenazathionium chloride

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Biological Activity

Biological stain and redox indicator. Inhibits tau filament formation (IC50 = 1.9 μM). Also inhibits soluble guanylyl cyclase.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
319.85
Formula:
C16H18ClN3S
Solubility:
Soluble to 10 mM in water and to 10 mM in DMSO
Storage:
Store at RT
CAS No:
61-73-4

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
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Background References

  1. Comparison of two soluble guanylyl cyclase inhibitors, methylene boue and ODQ, on sodium nitroprusside-induced relaxation in guinea-pig trachea.
    Hwang et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1998;125:1158
  2. Inhibition of heparin-induced tau filament formation by phenothiazines, polyphenols, and porphyrins.
    Taniguchi et al.
    J.Biol.Chem., 2005;280:7614
  3. Selective inhibition of Alzheimer disease-like tau aggregation by phenothiazines.
    Wischik et al.
    Neurobiology, 1996;93:11213

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Methylene blue was used to prepare Eosin Methylene Blue agar plate
By Anonymous on 11/13/2018
Application: Species: Human

Methylene blue was used to prepare Eosin Methylene Blue (EMB) agar plate. Excellent product.


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