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Carmine

Carmine

Synonyms Carminic Acid; Cochineal; Natural Red 4; Nacarat; C.I. 75470; Alum Lake of Carminic Acid

CAS Number: 1390-65-4 Molecular Formula: C44H43AlCaO32 Molecular Weight: 492.389 g/mol

EC Number: 215-724-4

SKU 02152634-CF
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Product Description

Carmine

Application Notes

Uses: 1. Orth's Lithium Carmine for demonstrating nuclei in animal tissue.2. Best's stain for staining glycogen.3. Mayer's Mucicarmine in conjunction with Hematoxylin and Metanil Yellow (mucin stain).4. Stain for trematode whole mounts, Iron Acetocarine (nuclear stain for temporary preparations).5. Precipitated Borax Carmine for nuclear stain for permanent preparations. 6. Alcoholic-hydrochloric acid Carmine for chromosomes at various stages of nuclear division.

Usage Statement

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Best's stain for staining glycogen

Specifications
SKU 02152634-CF
Alternate Names Carminic Acid; Cochineal; Natural Red 4; Nacarat; C.I. 75470; Alum Lake of Carminic Acid
Application Notes Uses: 1. Orth's Lithium Carmine for demonstrating nuclei in animal tissue.2. Best's stain for staining glycogen.3. Mayer's Mucicarmine in conjunction with Hematoxylin and Metanil Yellow (mucin stain).4. Stain for trematode whole mounts, Iron Acetocarine (nuclear stain for temporary preparations).5. Precipitated Borax Carmine for nuclear stain for permanent preparations. 6. Alcoholic-hydrochloric acid Carmine for chromosomes at various stages of nuclear division.
Base Catalog Number 152634
CAS # 1390-65-4
Color Index 75470
EC Number 215-724-4
Format Powder
Melting Point Decomposes at 277° F (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Formula C44H43AlCaO32
Molecular Weight 492.389 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
pH pH = 4.8 (yellow); pH = 6.2 (violet)
RTECS Number FH8891000
Solubility less than 1 mg/mL at 70° F (NTP, 1992)
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.
UV Visible Absorbance λ max (0.1N NaOH): 528 - 532, 560 - 567 nm
Vapor Pressure 5.07X10-27 mm Hg at 25 deg C (est)