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Substance Name: Methylene blue paramolybdate
RN: 84803-44-1


  • Used for staining neurons & nerve fibers; paramolybdate acts as buffer, precipitating & osmotic ingredient.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Methylene blue paramolybdate


  • Methylene blue paramolybdate complex

Systematic Name

  • Phenothiazin-5-ium, 3,7-bis(dimethylamino)-, octa-mu-oxodi-mu3-oxodi-mu4-oxododecaoxoheptamolybdate(6-) (6:1)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 84803-44-1

System Generated Number

  • 0084803441