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Substance Name: Ruthenium red
RN: 11103-72-3
UNII: KU6M163B0R
InChIKey: GOOXRYWLNNXLFL-UHFFFAOYSA-H

Note

  • An inorganic dye used in microscopy for differential staining and as a diagnostic reagent. In research this compound is used to study changes in cytoplasmic concentrations of calcium. Ruthenium red inhibits calcium transport through membrane channels.

Molecular Weight

  • 786.3558
 

Classification Codes

  • Coloring Agents
  • Indicators and Reagents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Ruthenium red

MeSH Heading

  • Ruthenium red

Synonyms

  • Ammoniated ruthenium oxychloride
  • Ruthenium red
  • UNII-KU6M163B0R

Systematic Name

  • Ruthenium red

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 11103-72-3

FDA UNII

  • KU6M163B0R

System Generated Number

  • 0011103723

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/6ClH.14H3N.2O.3Ru/h6*1H;14*1H3;;;;;/q;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;;2*-2;2*+3;+4/p-6

InChIKey

GOOXRYWLNNXLFL-UHFFFAOYSA-H

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N.N.N.N.N.N.N.N.N.N.N.N.N.N.[O-2].[O-2].[Cl-].[Cl-].[Cl-].[Cl-].[Cl-].[Cl-].[Ru+3].[Ru+3].[Ru+4]