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Substance Name: Methylene Blue trihydrate
RN: 7220-79-3
UNII: T42P99266K
InChIKey: XQAXGZLFSSPBMK-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Note

  • A compound consisting of dark green crystals or crystalline powder, having a bronze-like luster. Solutions in water or alcohol have a deep blue color. Methylene blue is used as a bacteriologic stain and as an indicator. It inhibits GUANYLATE CYCLASE, and has been used to treat cyanide poisoning and to lower levels of METHEMOGLOBIN.

Molecular Formulas

  • C16-H18-Cl-N3-S.3H2-O
  • C16-H18-N3-S.Cl.3H2-O

Molecular Weight

  • 373.9026
 

Classification Codes

  • Antidote (to Cyanide Poisoning)
  • Antimethemoglobinemic
  • Enzyme Inhibitors
  • Tumor Data
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Methylene Blue trihydrate

Name of Substance

  • Methylene Blue trihydrate
  • Methylene blue [USP]

MeSH Heading

  • Methylene Blue

Synonyms

  • 3,7-Bis(dimethylamino)phenothiazin-5-ium chloride trihydrate
  • C.I. Basic Blue 9 trihydrate
  • CCRIS 9312
  • Methylene blue
  • Methylene Blue trihydrate
  • UNII-T42P99266K

Systematic Names

  • C.I. Basic Blue 9, trihydrate (8CI)
  • Phenothiazin-5-ium, 3,7-bis(dimethylamino)-, chloride, trihydrate

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7220-79-3

FDA UNII

  • T42P99266K

System Generated Number

  • 0007220793

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formulas

  • C16-H18-Cl-N3-S.3H2-O
  • C16-H18-N3-S.Cl.3H2-O

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C16-H18-Cl-N3-S
  • C16-H18-N3-S
  • Cl
  • COMPONENT
  • H2-O

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C16H18N3S.ClH.3H2O/c1-18(2)11-5-7-13-15(9-11)20-16-10-12(19(3)4)6-8-14(16)17-13;;;;/h5-10H,1-4H3;1H;3*1H2/q+1;;;;/p-1

InChIKey

XQAXGZLFSSPBMK-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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O.O.O.[Cl-].CN(C)c1ccc2nc3ccc(cc3[s+]c2c1)N(C)C