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Substance Name: Propidium
RN: 36015-30-2
UNII: 74NX23J96Y
InChIKey: ZDWVWKDAWBGPDN-UHFFFAOYSA-O

Note

  • Quaternary ammonium analog of ethidium; an intercalating dye with a specific affinity to certain forms of DNA and, used as diiodide, to separate them in density gradients; also forms fluorescent complexes with cholinesterase which it inhibits.

Molecular Formula

  • C27-H34-N4

Molecular Weight

  • 414.5936
 

Classification Codes

  • Coloring Agents
  • Indicators and Reagents
  • Intercalating Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Propidium

MeSH Heading

  • Propidium

Synonyms

  • Propidium
  • UNII-74NX23J96Y

Systematic Name

  • Phenanthridinium, 3,8-diamino-5-(3-(diethylmethylammonio)propyl)-6-phenyl-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 36015-30-2

FDA UNII

  • 74NX23J96Y

System Generated Number

  • 0036015302

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C27H33N4/c1-4-31(3,5-2)17-9-16-30-26-19-22(29)13-15-24(26)23-14-12-21(28)18-25(23)27(30)20-10-7-6-8-11-20/h6-8,10-15,18-19,29H,4-5,9,16-17,28H2,1-3H3/q+1/p+1

InChIKey

ZDWVWKDAWBGPDN-UHFFFAOYSA-O

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CC[N+](C)(CC)CCC[n+]1c2cc(ccc2c3ccc(cc3c1c4ccccc4)N)N