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Substance Name: Alcian blue
RN: 12040-44-7
InChIKey: OBSNQDWGQFWBKH-UHFFFAOYSA-J

Note

  • A copper-containing dye used as a gelling agent for lubricants, for staining of bacteria and for the dyeing of histiocytes and fibroblasts in vivo.

Classification Codes

  • Coloring Agents
  • Reproductive Effect

Molecular Weight

  • 1300.903
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Alcian Blue

MeSH Heading

  • Alcian Blue

Synonym

  • Alcian Blue

Systematic Name

  • Alcian Blue

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 12040-44-7

System Generated Number

  • 0012040447

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C56H70N16S4.4ClH.Cu/c1-65(2)53(66(3)4)73-29-33-17-21-37-41(25-33)49-58-45(37)57-46-38-22-18-35(31-75-55(69(9)10)70(11)12)27-43(38)51(59-46)64-52-44-28-36(32-76-56(71(13)14)72(15)16)20-24-40(44)48(63-52)62-50-42-26-34(19-23-39(42)47(60-49)61-50)30-74-54(67(5)6)68(7)8;;;;;/h17-28,48,52H,29-32H2,1-16H3;4*1H;/q+2;;;;;+2/p-4

InChIKey

OBSNQDWGQFWBKH-UHFFFAOYSA-J

Smiles

c12=NC3=NC(=NC4[N-]C(N=C5N=C(N=c([n-]1)c1c2cc(CS/C(=[N+](/C)C)N(C)C)cc1)c1c5cc(CS/C(=[N+](\C)C)N(C)C)cc1)c1c4ccc(c1)CS/C(=[N+](/C)C)N(C)C)c1c3ccc(c1)CS/C(=[N+](/C)C)N(C)C.[Cl-].[Cl-].[Cl-].[Cl-].[Cu+2]