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Basic Red 2

Basic Red 2

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Basic Red 2

Basic Red 2 is also known as Safranine o or Safranin o OR  Safranin o stain. It is utilized as a counter stain in several staining protocols; and coloring cell nuclei red. In a Gram stain, this is the standard counter stain. It can be utilized for the detection of mucin, cartilage and mast cell granules.

Features of Basic Red 2, Safranin-o, Safranine-o, Safranin o stain are as under :

CAS No.

477-73-6

C.I.No.

50240

Chemical Formula

C20H19ClN4

Molecular Weight

350.85

Dye Content

~95%

Absorption Max (EtOH 50%)

530 - 534 nm

Absorptivity (1%,1cm)

> 1350 (on dry basis)

Loss On Drying (110° c)

8% max


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