Metanil Yellow

Property Data
Common name
Suggested name
Other names
C.I. number
C.I. name
Class
Ionisation
Solubility aqueous
Solubility ethanol
Absorption maximum
 
 
Colour
Empirical formula
Formula weight
Metanil yellow
Metanil yellow
Tropaeolin G
13065
Acid yellow 36
Azo
Acid
5.4%
1.4%
536 (Conn),
435 (Gurr),
414 (Aldrich)
Yellow
C18H14N3O3SNa
375.391

Metanil yellow was used in one variant of Masson's trichrome to stain collagen yellow in contrast to the red muscle, but is not in common used.

 

Reference
R. D. Lillie.
Conn's Biological Stains
Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD., U.S.A.

Edward Gurr, (1971)
Synthetic dyes in biology, medicine and chemistry
Academic Press, London, England

Aldrich chemical catalogue, (1992)
Aldrich Chemical Company, Milwaukee, WI, USA.

 


 

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