Methylene Blue Trihydrate

Methylene Blue Trihydrate

Synonyms 3,7-bis(Dimethylamino)phenazathionium chloride; Basic Blue 9; Tetramethylthionine chloride

CAS Number: 61-73-4 Molecular Formula: C16H18ClN3S • 3H2O Molecular Weight: 319.851 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 3599847 EC Number: 200-515-2 MDL Number: MFCD00150008

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Description

Product Description

Methylene Blue Trihydrate

Application Notes

Methylene Blue is an ethidium bromide alternative for the visualization of nucleic acids in gels. · Gels are viewable in visible light · Does not require a darkroom · No UV induced DNA damage · Gels can be stored for several days · Only 30 minute destaining time for PAGE gels

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.

Specifications
SKU 02193998-CF
Alternate Names 3,7-bis(Dimethylamino)phenazathionium chloride; Basic Blue 9; Tetramethylthionine chloride
Application Notes Methylene Blue is an ethidium bromide alternative for the visualization of nucleic acids in gels. · Gels are viewable in visible light · Does not require a darkroom · No UV induced DNA damage · Gels can be stored for several days · Only 30 minute destaining time for PAGE gels
Beilstein Registry Number 3599847
Color Index 52015
EC Number 200-515-2
Format powder
Hazard Statements H302-H315-H319-H335
MDL # MFCD00150008
Melting Point 100 to 110 °C (with decomposition)
Molecular Formula C16H18ClN3S • 3H2O
Molecular Weight 319.851 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Dust mask , Eyeshields, Gloves
Physical Appearance Dark Green Powder with Bronze Luster
Product Families Description Methylene Blue
Product Overview Methylene Blue Trihydrate
RTECS Number SP5740000
Safety Symbol GHS07
Solubility Soluble in <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-702" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/ethanol">ethanol</a>, <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-6212" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/chloroform">chloroform</a>; slightly soluble in <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-1049" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/pyridine">pyridine</a>; insoluble in <a class="pubchem-internal-link CID-3283" href="https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/ethyl%20ether">ethyl ether</a>
Storage and Handling Store at Room Temperature (15-30 °C).
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Unless otherwise stated in our catalog or other company documentation accompanying the product(s), our products are intended for research use only and are not to be used for any other purpose, which includes but is not limited to, unauthorized commercial uses, in vitro diagnostic uses, ex vivo or in vivo therapeutic uses or any type of consumption or application to humans or animals.
UV Visible Absorbance λ max (water) 661-665 nm
Vapor Pressure 1.30X10-7 mm Hg at 25 deg C (est)