Alcian Blue 8 GS

(Alcian Blue 8GX)
C.I.74240Mr 1298.86 CAS [75881-23-1]

Copper phthalocyanine dye. Stain for glycoproteins in electron microscopy (1), histology and electrophoresis (2, 3). For determination of glycosaminoglycans (4, 5).
Solubility: 1 % Alcian Blue 8 GS in 3 % acetic acid (pH 2.5).

λ max. (0.001% in CH3COOH 3 %)
A 1 cm/0.001% in CH3COOH 3 %/λmax.

605 - 625 nm
min. 0.14

  1. Mowry, R.W. (1956) J. Histochem. Cytochem. 4, 407
  2. Wardi, A.H. & Allen, W.S. (1972) Anal. Biochem. 48, 621-3
  3. Wardi, A.H. & Michos, G.A. (1972) Anal. Biochem. 49, 607-9
  4. O'Brien, J.F. & Emmerling, M.E. (1978) Anal. Biochem. 85, 377-86
  5. Kanwar, Y.S. & Farquhar, M.G. (1979) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 76, 4493-7
EINECS: 278-333-8WGK: 2LHS: 32041900
Storage Temperature: +15 °C to +30 °C

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